Coat of arms
Morlanwelz is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°27′N 04°14′E / 50.45°N 4.233°E / 50.45; 4.233
Country Belgium
Region Walloon Region
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
 - Mayor Jacques Fauconnier
 - Governing party/ies PS
 - Total 20.26 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)[1]
 - Total 18,852
 - Density 930.5/km2 (2,410/sq mi)
Postal codes 7140, 7141
Area codes 064

Morlanwelz is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Morlanwelz had a total population of 18,595. The total area is 20.26 km² which gives a population density of 918 inhabitants per km². Its postcode is 7140.

The Morlanwelz municipality includes the old communes of Morlanwelz-Mariemont, Carnières and Mont-Sainte-Aldegonde.


Sister cities

External links

  • Official website: [1]
  • Villarosa official website: [2]
  • - Villarosa Citizens Community: [3]

Born in Morlanwelz

  • Elio Di Rupo (1951), politician.
  • Arthur Warocqué (1835–1880), Industrialist and promotor of Belgian horticulture[2] after whom the arum Anthurium warocqueanum was named.[3]


  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2010 (XLS; 221 KB)
  2. ^ Arthur Warocqué (French)
  3. ^ James Herbert Veitch (2006 reprint). Hortus Veitchii. Caradoc Doy. p. 227. ISBN 0-9553515-0-2. 

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Morlanwelz —   Morlanwelz Géolocalisation sur la carte : Belgique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Morlanwelz — Morlanwelz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Morlanwelz — (spr. wē), Gemeinde in der belg. Provinz Hennegau, Arrond. Thuin, auf einem Hügel über der Haine, an der Staatsbahnlinie Charleroy Mons und den Kleinbahnen M. Bracquegnies und Mariemont M., mit Kohlengruben, Eisenindustrie, Kupfergießerei,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Morlanwelz — Morlanwelz, Gemeinde in der belg. Prov. Hennegau, (1904) 8200 E.; Kohlengruben, Gießereien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Morlanwelz — Sp Morlanvė nkt. Ap Morlanwelz prancūziškai L Belgija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Morlanwelz-Mariemont — grille en fer forgé de l Orangerie du château Warocqué …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Morlanwelz-mariemont —   Morlanwelz Mariemont …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Morlanwelz-Mariemont — Original name in latin Morlanwelz Mariemont Name in other language Morlanwelz, Morlanwelz Mariemont State code BE Continent/City Europe/Brussels longitude 50.45502 latitude 4.24519 altitude 106 Population 18233 Date 2012 01 18 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Gare de Morlanwelz — Localisation Pays  Belgique Commune Morlanwelz …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carnieres (Morlanwelz) — Carnières (Belgique) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Carnières.   Carnières …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.