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Genappe

Genappe
Municipality
Flag of Genappe
Flag
Coat of arms of Genappe
Coat of arms
Genappe is located in Belgium
Genappe
Location in Belgium
Coordinates:
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Gérard Couronné (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR-IC
Area
 • Total 89.57 km2 (34.58 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 15,135
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal codes 1470-1474, 1476
Area codes 067
Website www.genappe.be

Genappe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Genappe had a total population of 14,136. The total area is 89.57 km² which gives a population density of 158 inhabitants per km².

Villages in the municipality of Genappe are:

Contents

  • History 1
    • Postal history 1.1
  • Twinned cities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

To be expanded

Postal history

The GENAPPE post-office opened before 1830. It used a postal code 48 with bars (before 1864), and 145 with points before 1870. BOUSVAL opened on 8 April 1880.[2]

Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):[3] - 1470 Genappe - 1471 Loupoigne - 1472 Vieux-Genappe - 1473 Glabais - 1474 Ways - 1475 Baisy-Thy - 1476 Houtain-le-Val - 1488 Bousval.

Twinned cities

See also

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  3. ^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

External links

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