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Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Walloon Region Community French Community Province Namur Arrondissement Philippeville Government - Mayor Raymond Douniaux (PS) - Governing party/ies PS, MR, IC Area - Total 206.93 km2 (79.9 sq mi) Population (1 January 2010) - Total 13,613 - Density 65.8/km2 (170.4/sq mi) Postal codes 5660 Area codes 060 Website www.couvin.be
On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 13,476 inhabitants. Couvin is the second largest municipality of Belgium by surface area, after Tournai. The total area is 206.93 km², giving a population density of 65 inhabitants per km².
Couvin railway station provides the town with a rail link direct to Charleroi. The line terminates here; the next station is Mariembourg.
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