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Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°41′N 03°38′E / 50.683°N 3.633°E / 50.683; 3.633Coordinates: 50°41′N 03°38′E / 50.683°N 3.633°E / 50.683; 3.633
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Ath
  Mayor Jean-Luc Crucke
  Governing party/ies MR
  Total 112.44 km2 (43.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 11,709
  Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal codes 7910-7912
Area codes 069

Frasnes-lez-Anvaing is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2007 the municipality had 11,077 inhabitants. The total area is 112.44 km², giving a population density of 98.5 inhabitants per km². Since the beginning of 1977 it has been the center of the community that includes the municipality of Frasnes-lez-Buissenal, and the former municipalities of Arc, Ainières, Wattripont, Forest, Anvaing, Buissenal, Moustier, Oeudeghien, Ellignies, Dergneau, Saint-Sauveur, Hacquegnies, and Herquegies.[2]

In August 2012, the funeral of Countess Alix de Lannoy, mother of Stéphanie de Lannoy, was held in Frasnes, attended by members of the Luxembourg and Belgian royal families.[3]


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