Silly, Belgium

Silly, Belgium

Silly, Belgium is located in Belgium
Silly, Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°39′N 03°55′E / 50.65°N 3.917°E / 50.65; 3.917
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Soignies
 – Mayor Christian Leclercq
 – Governing party/ies LB-MR-PS
 – Total 17.70 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)[1]
 – Total 8,129
 – Density 459.3/km2 (1,189.5/sq mi)
Postal codes 7830
Area codes 068

Silly (Dutch: Opzullik) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Silly had a total population of 7,995. The total area is 67.68 km² which gives a population density of 118 inhabitants per km².

The name of the town derives from its stream, called the Sille (French) or Zulle (Dutch), and has no relation to the English word.


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