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Beaumont, Belgium

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Beaumont, Belgium

Flag of Beaumont
Coat of arms of Beaumont
Coat of arms
Beaumont is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
 • Mayor Charles Dupuis
 • Governing party/ies ICI
 • 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

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.



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

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