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Yvoir (French pronunciation: ​[i.vwaʁ]; Walloon: Uwar) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 8,450 inhabitants. The total area is 56.84 km², making it a population density of 149 inhabitants per km².

Yvoir
Skyline of Yvoir
Coat of arms of Yvoir
Coat of arms
Yvoir is located in Belgium
Yvoir
Yvoir
Location in Belgium
Location of Yvoir in Namur province
Yvoir Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°20′N 04°53′E / 50.333°N 4.883°E / 50.333; 4.883Coordinates: 50°20′N 04°53′E / 50.333°N 4.883°E / 50.333; 4.883
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementDinant
Government
 • MayorOvide Monin
 • Governing party/iesLB 2006
Area
 • Total56.84 km2 (21.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total9,163
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Postal codes
5530
Area codes082
Websitewww.yvoir.be

The municipality consists of the villages Dorinne, Durnal, Evrehailles, Godinne, Houx, Mont, Purnode, Spontin and Yvoir.

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Yvoir was the host city of the 1975 UCI Road World Championships

HealthcareEdit

Yvoir hosts the Mont-Godinne site of the CHU UCLouvain Namur university hospital, serving as teaching hospital for the University of Louvain.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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