Cerfontaine, Belgium

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Cerfontaine
Municipality
Cerfontaine JPG00.jpg
Coat of arms of Cerfontaine
Coat of arms
Cerfontaine is located in Belgium
Cerfontaine
Cerfontaine
Location in Belgium
Location of Cerfontaine in the province of Namur
Cerfontaine Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°10′N 04°25′E / 50.167°N 4.417°E / 50.167; 4.417Coordinates: 50°10′N 04°25′E / 50.167°N 4.417°E / 50.167; 4.417
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Philippeville
Government
 • Mayor Christophe Bombled (MR-IC)
 • Governing party/ies MR-IC
Area
 • Total 83.45 km2 (32.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 4,913
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal codes 5630
Area codes 071
Website www.cerfontaine.be

Cerfontaine (French pronunciation: ​[sɛʁfɔ̃tɛn]) is a Walloon municipality located in Belgium in the province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Cerfontaine had a total population of 4,546. The total area is 83.45 km² which gives a population density of 54 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Cerfontaine proper, Daussois, Senzeille, Silenrieux, Soumoy, and Villers-Deux-Églises.

The Eau d'Heure lakes are situated partly in this municipality and partly in neighbouring Froidchapelle.

Rue du Moulin, the pavilion and the St. Lambertus church

History[edit]

Postal history[edit]

The CERFONTAINE post-office opened on 25 February 1860. It used a Distribution code 98 with vertical bars (before 1864), and 75 with points before 1874. The SILENRIEUX post-office opened on 9 December 1899; SENZEILLES on 21 August 1906.[2]

Code 5630 since at least 1990.[3]

Postal codes in 1969[4] (before the merger of municipalities in 1977): - 6355 Villers-Deux-Églises - 6444 Silenrieux - 6445 Daussois - 6450 Cerfontaine - 6451 Soumoy - 6452 Senzeille.

Town twinning[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  3. ^ Les numéros postaux belges en vigueur à partir du 1/10/1990, La Poste.
  4. ^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

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