Gembloux

City Gembloux is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur, on the axis Brussels–Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 21,964 inhabitants. The total area is 95.86 km², yielding a population density of 229 inhabitants per km². The mayor, who was elected on 8 October 2006, is Benoît Dispa. This city is well known for its Agricultural University and for its cutlery. The university is housed in the historical Abbey … City

Braine-l’Alleud

City Braine-Alleud is a French-speaking municipality in Belgium located in the Walloon Region in the province of Walloon Brabant. It is between Waterloo, Lasne, Genappe, Nivelles, Ittre and Braine-Le-Chateau The town has nearly 40,000 inhabitants (called Brainois (es)), over an area of 5,199 ha 47a 88 ca. The most populous municipality in the province, it is located about twenty kilometers from Brussels. It brings together three former municipalities: Braine-l’Alleud, Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac and Lillois-Witterzée. Braine-l’Alleud takes its name from the Braine, the former name of … City

Charleroi

City Charleroi is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. By 1 January 2008, the total population of Charleroi was 201,593.[4] The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 1,462 square kilometres (564 sq mi) with a total population of 522,522 by 1 January 2008, ranking it as the 5th most populous in Belgium after Brussels, Antwerp, Liège, and Ghent.[4][5] The inhabitants are called … City

Chastre

City Chastre is a French-speaking municipality in Belgium that is located in the Walloon region, in the province of Walloon Brabant. Its name comes from the Gallo-roman word castra “fortress, fortified camp”, from the Latin castra which is the plural form of castrum meaning “entrenchment, fortified place”. Chastre is a rural and at the same time residential municipality, with 7,684 inhabitants. Chastre comprises seven former villages: Chastre, Villeroux, Blanmont, Cortil-Noirmont, Gentinnes and Saint-Géry. … City

Chaumont-Gistoux

City Chaumont-Gistoux is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Chaumont-Gistoux had a total population of 10,926. The total area is 48.09 km2 which gives a population density of 227 inhabitants per km2. It was formed from the fusion, in 1977, of Dion-Valmont (itself a fusion in 1971 of Dion-le-Val and Dion-le-Mont), Bonlez, Corroy-le-Grand, Longueville and Chaumont-Gistoux. The administrative offices are now in the village of Gistoux. Bonlez 50.70250°N 4.68958°E Chaumont, 50.67686°N 4.71956°E Corroy-le-Grand, … City

Éghezée

City Éghezée (French: [e.ɡə.ze]; Walloon: Inguezêye) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2010 the municipality had 15,169 inhabitants. The total area is 102.81 km², giving a population density of 146.93 inhabitants per km². The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Éghezée proper, Aische-en-Refail, Bolinne, Boneffe, Branchon, Dhuy, Hanret, Leuze, Liernu, Longchamps, Mehaigne, Noville-sur-Mehaigne, Saint-Germain, Taviers, Upigny, and Waret-la-Chaussée. A protected site in the region is the Château … City

Grand-Leez

City Grand-Leez is a town and district of the Belgian municipality of Gembloux. Grand-Leez is located in the Walloon province of Namur and has about 3000 inhabitants. City

La Bruyère

City La Bruyère is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Namur. It consists of the former municipalities of Émines, Rhisnes, Villers-lez-Heest, Warisoulx, Bovesse, Meux and Saint-Denis-Bovesse. The village of Rhisnes is the administrative centre of the municipality. City

Louvain-la-Neuve

City Louvain-la-Neuve (French for New Leuven) is a planned city in the municipality of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, situated 30 km southeast of Brussels, in the French-speaking part of the country. The city was built to house the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) which owns its entire territory; following the linguistic quarrels that took place in Belgium during the 1960s, and Flemish claims of discrimination at the Catholic University of Leuven, the institution was split into the Dutch language Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven which … City

Ottignies

City Ottignies is a section of the Belgian town of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, located in the Walloon Region in the province of Walloon Brabant. It was a municipality in its own right before the merger of the municipalities in 1977. With 10,049 inhabitants on January 1, 2018, Ottignies is the second most populated section of the Municipality, behind Louvain-la-Neuve. City