Mettet (French pronunciation: ​[mɛ.tɛ]) is a Walloon municipality in Namur Province, Belgium. On 1 January 2006 Mettet had 11,977 inhabitants. The total area is 116.78 km², giving a population density of 103 inhabitants per km².

Mettet
Mettet town hall
Mettet town hall
Flag of Mettet
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Mettet is located in Belgium
Mettet
Mettet
Location in Belgium
Location of Mettet in Namur Province
Mettet Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementNamur
Government
 • MayorMichel Remy (ICAP)
 • Governing party/iesICAP, RC-MR
Area
 • Total116.78 km2 (45.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total13,037
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal codes
5640, 5641, 5644, 5646
Area codes071
Websitewww.mettet.be

The area of the original municipality was closely based around the town of Mettet, until it was expanded during the post-1974 fusion of the Belgian municipalities, adding the ancienne communes (now villages) of Biesme, Biesmerée, Ermeton-sur-Biert, Furnaux, Graux, Oret, Saint-Gérard, and Stave.

Circuit Jules TachenyEdit

In Mettet there is a race track, Circuit Jules Tacheny Mettet, for motorbikes and cars.

Notable peopleEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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