Gesves

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Gesves
Municipality
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Gesves is located in Belgium
Gesves
Gesves
Location in Belgium
Location of Gesves in the province of Namur
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Coordinates: 50°24′N 05°04′E / 50.400°N 5.067°E / 50.400; 5.067Coordinates: 50°24′N 05°04′E / 50.400°N 5.067°E / 50.400; 5.067
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor José Paulet (GEM)
 • Governing party/ies GEM, ICG
Area
 • Total 64.92 km2 (25.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 7,171
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal codes 5340
Area codes 083
Website www.gesves.be

Gesves (French: [ʒɛv]; Walloon: Djeve) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. This municipality contains the town of Gesves, as well as the villages of Faulx-Les-Tombes, Haltinne, Mozet, and Sorée. It also includes the hamlets of Gramptinne, Goyet, Haut-Bois, and Strud.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 6,321 inhabitants. The total area is 64.92 km², giving a population density of 97 inhabitants per km².

Mozet, the Baseille farm.

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Strudiella devonica is an incomplete possible insect fossil, the first complete Late Devonian insect, probably terrestrial. It was recovered in the Strud environment from the Bois des Mouches Formation, Upper Famennian.

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