Chastre town hall


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°38′E / 50.600°N 4.633°E / 50.600; 4.633Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°38′E / 50.600°N 4.633°E / 50.600; 4.633
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
  Mayor Claude Jossart
  Governing party/ies ICR
  Total 31.27 km2 (12.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 7,518
  Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Postal codes 1450
Area codes 010

Chastre (Walloon: Tchåsse) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Chastre had a total population of 6,734. The total area is 31.27 km² which gives a population density of 215 inhabitants per km².

The villages in the municipality are Chastre, Villeroux, Blanmont, Cortil, Noirmont, Gentinnes, and Saint-Géry.[2]


To be expanded.

Postal history

The CHASTRE-VILLEROUX post-office opened on 10 May 1876, GENTINNES on 28 April 1905, BLANMONT on 27 November 1908.[3]

Postal code 1450 since at least October 1990.[4]

Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):[5] - 5860 Chastre-Villeroux-Blanmont - 5861 Cortil-Noirmont - 5862 Gentinnes - 5863 Saint-Géry.


  1. Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. "Official site of the municipality of Chastre".
  3. Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  4. Les numéros postaux belges en vigueur à partir du 1/10/1990, La Poste.
  5. Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

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