Chièvres

Chièvres
For the lord of Chièvres, advisor to Emperor Charles V, see: William de Croÿ.
Chièvres
The "de Croÿ" hotel and the St. Martin church.

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Chièvres is located in Belgium
Chièvres
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°35′N 03°48′E / 50.583°N 3.8°E / 50.583; 3.8
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Ath
Government
 - Mayor Michel Miroir (PS)
 - Governing party/ies PS, MR
Area
 - Total 46.91 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)[1]
 - Total 6,566
 - Density 140/km2 (362.5/sq mi)
Postal codes 7950, 7951
Area codes 068
Website www.chievres.be

Chièvres is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Chièvres had a total population of 6,198. The total area is 46.91 km² which gives a population density of 132 inhabitants per km².

Chièvres Air Base is located in the municipality.

The St. John the Baptist chapel (XIIth century).

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