Mettet

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Mettet
Municipality
Mettet town hall
Mettet town hall
Flag of Mettet
Flag
Mettet is located in Belgium
Mettet
Mettet
Location in Belgium
Location of Mettet in the province of Namur
Mettet Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor Michel Remy (ICAP)
 • Governing party/ies ICAP, RC-MR
Area
 • Total 116.78 km2 (45.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 12,971
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal codes 5640, 5641, 5644, 5646
Area codes 071
Website www.mettet.be

Mettet (French pronunciation: ​[mɛ.tɛ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur, 20 km southeast of Charleroi. On 1 January 2006 Mettet had 11,977 inhabitants, the total area is 116.78 km², giving a population density of 103 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Mettet proper, Biesme, Biesmerée, Ermeton-sur-Biert, Furnaux, Graux, Oret, Saint-Gérard, and Stave.

Circuit Jules Tacheny[edit]

In Mettet there is a race track, Circuit Jules Tacheny Mettet, for motorbikes and cars.

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