Ramillies, Belgium

Ramillies (French pronunciation: ​[ʁamili]; Walloon: Ramiêye) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2012, Ramillies had a total population of 6,211. The total area is 48.68 km² which gives a population density of 128 inhabitants per km².

Ramillies
Petit-Rosière
Petit-Rosière
Coat of arms of Ramillies
Ramillies is located in Belgium
Ramillies
Ramillies
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Ramillies in Walloon Brabant
Ramillies Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°38′12″N 04°54′53″E / 50.63667°N 4.91472°E / 50.63667; 4.91472Coordinates: 50°38′12″N 04°54′53″E / 50.63667°N 4.91472°E / 50.63667; 4.91472
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
 • MayorJean-Jacques Mathy (REM)
 • Governing party/iesREM/ECOLO
Area
 • Total48.68 km2 (18.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total6,394
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Postal codes
1367
Area codes081
Websitewww.ramillies.be

The municipality consists of the following districts: Autre-Église, Bomal, Geest-Gérompont-Petit-Rosière, Grand-Rosière-Hottomont, Huppaye, Mont-Saint-André, and Ramillies-Offus.

The former Roman road from Bavay to Cologne passes through Ramillies. Just to the north of the road, also within the municipality, the Hottomont tumulus is one of the most significant tumuli in Belgium.

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

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