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Title: Estinnes  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: Enercon E-126, Binche, Croix-lez-Rouveroy, Merbes-le-Château, Erquelinnes
Collection: Municipalities of Hainaut (Province)
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Bonne-Espérance
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Bonne-Espérance
Flag of Estinnes
Coat of arms of Estinnes
Coat of arms
Estinnes is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
 • Mayor Etienne Quenon
 • Governing party/ies EMC
 • Total 72.73 km2 (28.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,750
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal codes 7120
Area codes 064

Estinnes is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 Estinnes had a total population of 7,413. The total area is 72.73 km² which gives a population density of 102 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Croix-lez-Rouveroy, Estinnes-au-Mont, Estinnes-au-Val, Fauroeulx, Haulchin, Peissant, Rouveroy, Vellereille-les-Brayeux, and Vellereille-le-Sec.

Near Estinnes, there is a wind farm with 11 wind turbines of Enercon E-126 type, which are 198.5 metres (651 ft) high.

world first E126 7+MW turbines windfarm Estinnes on 20 July 2010, 2 months before completion, see unique 2 part blade approach
View of Bonne-Espérance Abbey (1130), in Estinnes (Vellereille-les-Brayeux)


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

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