Comines-Warneton town hall


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Comines-Warneton is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°46′N 03°00′E / 50.767°N 3°E / 50.767; 3
Country Belgium
Region Walloon Region
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mouscron
 - Mayor Gilbert Deleu (Action)
 - Governing party/ies Action, MR, PS, Ecolo
 - Total 61.09 km2 (23.6 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)[1]
 - Total 17,729
 - Density 290.2/km2 (751.6/sq mi)
Postal codes 7780-7784
Area codes 056

Comines-Warneton (Dutch: Komen-Waasten) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Comines-Warneton had a total population of 17,562. The total area is 61.09 km² which gives a population density of 287 inhabitants per km². The name "Comines" is believed to have a Celtic, or Gaulish, origin.[citation needed] Comines-Warneton is a municipality with language facilities for Dutch-speakers.

The municipality of Comines-Warneton includes the traditional villages of Comines (Dutch: KomenComines is also the name of the village on the other side of the Belgian-French border), Comines-ten-Brielen, Warneton (Dutch: Waasten), Bas-Warneton (Dutch: Neer-Waasten), Ploegsteert and Le Bizet. The municipality forms an exclave of both Hainaut and Wallonia, being surrounded by the Flemish province of West-Flanders and the French department of Nord and not connected to the rest of the French speaking area of Belgium.

Comines-Warneton is twinned with Hedge End in England and with Argenton-les-Vallées in France.


Famous inhabitants

Twin towns


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