Floreffe


Floreffe

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Floreffe
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region=BE-REG-WAL
community=BE-FR
province=BE-PROV-NM
arrondissement=Namur
nis=92045
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0-19=
20-64
65
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foreigners-date
mayor=André Bodson (CLARTE)
majority=CLARTE, Ecolo
postal-codes=5150
telephone-area=081
web= [http://www.floreffe.be/ www.floreffe.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=26
lon_deg=04
lon_min=47

Floreffe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 7,405 inhabitants. The total area is 38.89 km², giving a population density of 190 inhabitants per km².

Floreffe is best known as the location of Floreffe Abbey, founded in the 12th century and suppressed during the French Revolution.

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