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Lens, Belgium

Lens is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
 • Mayor Ghislain Moyart (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS, MR
 • Total 49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 4,277
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Postal codes 7870
Area codes 065

Lens is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. In 2007 its population was 4042.[2] The total area is 49.42 km² which gives a population density of 80 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bauffe, Cambron-Saint-Vincent, Lens proper, Lombise, and Montignies-lez-Lens.

It is located along the N56 road.[3]


  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ Werkelijke bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2007 / Population de droit par commune au 1 janvier 2007 (.xls)
  3. ^ Geografische coördinaten van de gemeenten (.xls)

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