Florennes


Florennes

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Florennes
picture=Florennes JPG01.jpg
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region=BE-REG-WAL
community=BE-FR
province=BE-PROV-NM
arrondissement=Philippeville
nis=93022
pyramid-date
0-19=
20-64
65
foreigners=
foreigners-date
mayor=Stéphane Lasseaux (cdH)
majority=cdH, Ecolo, independent
postal-codes=5620-5621
telephone-area=071
web= [http://www.communedeflorennes.be/ www.communedeflorennes.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=15
lon_deg=04
lon_min=37

Florennes is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Namur. On January 1 2006 Florennes had a total population of 10,754. The total area is 133.55 km² which gives a population density of 81 inhabitants per km².

Florennes hosts a Belgian military airfield which is the home base for F-16 Fighting Falcon jets.

Each first week-end of July, it is the festival thanks to folk walk and these 2 thousands of valorous walkers.

Cyclists Firmin Lambot, who won the Tour de France in 1919 and in 1922 and Léon Scieur, who won the Tour in 1921, were born in Florennes.

External links

* [http://www.communedeflorennes.be/FR/Accueil/Bienvenue.php Official web site] (in French)
*http://www.amfesm.be/florennes/florennes.html
*http://www.3eme-zouaves.be


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