Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°14′N 04°14′E / 50.233°N 4.233°ECoordinates: 50°14′N 04°14′E / 50.233°N 4.233°E|
|• Mayor||Charles Dupuis|
|• Governing party/ies||ICI|
|• Total||92.97 km2 (35.90 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||6500, 6511|
Beaumont (French pronunciation: [bo.mɔ̃]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, on the border with France. On January 1, 2012, Beaumont had a total population of 7,060. The total area is 92.97 km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Beaumont proper, Barbençon, Leugnies, Leval-Chaudeville, Renlies, Solre-Saint-Géry, Thirimont, and Strée.
The Tour Salamandre, an 11th-century donjon, is the most remarkable remains of the ancient fortifications of Beaumont.
View of Beaumont after its capture by German troops in 1940
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
- Media related to Beaumont, Belgium at Wikimedia Commons
| Bousignies-sur-Roc (FR-59)
| Walcourt (WNA)|