Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°29′N 05°06′E / 50.483°N 5.100°ECoordinates: 50°29′N 05°06′E / 50.483°N 5.100°E|
|• Mayor||Claude Eerdekens|
|• Governing party/ies||PS|
|• Total||86.17 km2 (33.27 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||300/km2 (790/sq mi)|
|Area codes||085 and 081|
Andenne (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃.dɛn]) is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Andenne had a total population of 25,240. The total area is 86.17 km² which gives a population density of 292 inhabitants per km². The city extends on both sides of the river Meuse.
Besides Andenne itself, the municipality includes the following villages: Bonneville, Coutisse, Landenne, Maizeret, Namêche, Sclayn, Seilles, Thon-Samson, and Vezin. The city is symbolized by a bear, originating from the legend that saw Charles Martel, while still a child, kill a bear with a hammer that terrorized the inhabitants.
- Saint Begga, daughter of Pepin of Landen and mother of Pepin of Heristal, founded a convent in Andenne of which she was the first abbess. She is buried in Saint Begga's Collegiate Church in Andenne.
- Fats Sadi, jazz musician
The Meuse river.
The city Hall.
Place des Tilleuls - The kiosk (1879).
St. Begge Collegiate
The St. Begge fountain.
Office du Tourisme - "Art Nouveau" house (1907).
St. Begge house (1623).
Classical house called "Maison de Chanoinesses".
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
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||Fernelmont||Héron (WLG)||Wanze (WLG)|