Le Rœulx

For the commune of Nord, France, see Rœulx.
Le Rœulx


Coat of arms
Le Rœulx

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Soignies
  Mayor Benoît Friart
  Governing party/ies IC
  Total 42.80 km2 (16.53 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 8,472
  Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Postal codes 7070
Area codes 064
Website www.leroeulx.be

Le Rœulx (Walloon: El Rû) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Le Rœulx had a total population of 7,977. The total area is 42.80 km² which gives a population density of 186 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Le Rœulx proper, Gottignies, Mignault, Thieu, and Ville-sur-Haine.

The Château du Rœulx, a family seat of the Comtes de Croÿ-Rœulx, is situated near the town.

Castle of Le Rœulx


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