Ramillies, Belgium



Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°38′N 04°54′E / 50.633°N 4.900°E / 50.633; 4.900Coordinates: 50°38′N 04°54′E / 50.633°N 4.900°E / 50.633; 4.900
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
  Mayor Danny Degrauwe (IC)
  Governing party/ies IC
  Total 48.68 km2 (18.80 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 6,293
  Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Postal codes 1367
Area codes 081
Website www.ramillies.be

Ramillies is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2012, Ramillies had a total population of 6,211. The total area is 48.68 km² which gives a population density of 128 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Autre-Eglise, Bomal, Geest-Gérompont-Petit-Rosière, Grand-Rosière-Hottomont, Huppaye, Mont-Saint-André, and Ramillies-Offus.

The former Roman road from Bavay to Cologne passes through Ramillies. Just to the north of the road, also within the municipality, the Hottomont tumulus is one of the most significant tumuli in Belgium.

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