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Florennes
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Location of Florennes in the province of Namur



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Florennes
Location in Belgium
Sovereign state Belgium Belgium
Region Flag of Wallonia.svg Wallonia
Community Wallonia French Community
Province Flag province namur.svg Namur
Arrondissement Philippeville
Coordinates 50°15′0″N 04°37′0″E / 50.25, 4.616667Coordinates: 50°15′0″N 04°37′0″E / 50.25, 4.616667
Area 133.55 km²
Population
– Males
– Females
– Density
10,993 (1 January 2010)
49.16%
50.84%
82 inhab./km²
Unemployment rate 17.34% (1 January 2006)
Mean annual income €11,114/pers. (2003)
Mayor Stéphane Lasseaux (cdH)
Governing party/ies cdH, Ecolo, independent
Postal codes 5620-5621
Area codes 071
Website www.communedeflorennes.be

Florennes is a Walloon municipality located in Belgium in the 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.

See also Edit

Florennes Air Base

External links Edit

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