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Beaumont, Belgium

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Beaumont, Belgium

Beaumont
Municipality
Flag of Beaumont
Flag
Coat of arms of Beaumont
Coat of arms
Beaumont is located in Belgium
Beaumont
Location in Belgium
Coordinates:
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Charles Dupuis
 • Governing party/ies ICI
Area
 • Total 92.97 km2 (35.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,060
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Postal codes 6500, 6511
Area codes 071
Website www.beaumont.be

Beaumont (French pronunciation: ​) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, on the border with France. On January 1, 2012, Beaumont had a total population of 7,060. The total area is 92.97 km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Beaumont proper, Barbençon, Leugnies, Leval-Chaudeville, Renlies, Solre-Saint-Géry, Thirimont, and Strée.

The Tour Salamandre, an 11th-century donjon, is the most remarkable remains of the ancient fortifications of Beaumont.

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References

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)

External links

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