Gerpinnes

Gerpinnes

Infobox Belgium Municipality
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region=BE-REG-WAL
community=BE-FR
province=BE-PROV-HT
arrondissement=Charleroi
nis=52025
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20-64=
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mayor=Philippe Busine (cdH)
majority=cdH, MR
postal-codes=6280
telephone-area=071
web= [http://www.gerpinnes.be/ www.gerpinnes.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=20
lon_deg=04
lon_min=31

Gerpinnes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 12,030 inhabitants. The total area is 47.10 km², giving a population density of 255 inhabitants per km².

Every year at Whitsun, a large procession is organised in the honour of Sainte-Rolende. Participants are dressed as Napoleonic soldiers, and walk about 40 km around the whole municipality.

Villages and towns

*Acoz
*Gougnies
*Joncret
*Loverval
*Villers-Poterie

External links

* [http://www.gerpinnes.be Website of the administration of Gerpinnes] (French)
* [http://www.unitegerpinnes.be Website of the Scouts "Frère Pierre" of Gerpinnes] (French)


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