Town Hall of Hastière

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°13′N 04°50′E / 50.217°N 4.833°E / 50.217; 4.833Coordinates: 50°13′N 04°50′E / 50.217°N 4.833°E / 50.217; 4.833
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Dinant
  Mayor Claude Bultot (PS)
  Governing party/ies PS
  Total 56.46 km2 (21.80 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 5,959
  Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal codes 5540-5544
Area codes 082
Website www.hastiere.be

Hastière (French pronunciation: [as.tjɛʁ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 5,230 inhabitants. The total area is 56.46 km², giving a population density of 93 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Hastière-Lavaux (location of town hall), Hermeton-sur-Meuse, Waulsort, Hastière-par-delà, Blaimont, Heer, and Agimont.

Hastière's attractions along the Meuse River include the Romanesque church of a former Benedictine Monastery (at Hastière-Lavaux), the Renaissance Castle of Freÿr surrounded by 18th century classical gardens and facing the rocks of Freÿr (north of Waulsort), and the 17th century buildings of another former Benedictine Monastery (at Waulsort).

St Hadelin abbeychurch today Wallonia's Major Heritage

See also


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