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Frameries

Frameries
Municipality
Church Square and the big sundial
Church Square and the big sundial
Coat of arms of Frameries
Coat of arms
Frameries is located in Belgium
Frameries
Location in Belgium
Coordinates:
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Marc Dupont (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS, CDH
Area
 • Total 25.95 km2 (10.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 21,253
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postal codes 7080
Area codes 065
Website www.frameries.be

Frameries is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 21 June 2011 Frameries had a total population of about 20,652. The total area is 25.95 km² which gives a population density of 796 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Frameries proper, Eugies, La Bouverie, Noirchain, and Sars-la-Bruyère.

Contents

  • Sport 1
  • Famous Inhabitants 2
  • Twin towns 3
  • Image gallery 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Sport

Frameries is home to Rugby Union club RC Frameries who currently play in the Belgian Elite League.

Famous Inhabitants

Twin towns

Image gallery

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ [2] Letter sent by Vincent van Gogh to Frameries

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website (French)
  • Rugby Club Frameries (French)
  • Football Club in Frameries (French)
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