For the town in France, see Villers-la-Ville, Haute-Saône.


Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
  Mayor Emmanuel Burton (MR)
  Governing party/ies MR, PS
  Total 47.45 km2 (18.32 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 10,498
  Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Postal codes 1495
Area codes 071

Villers-la-Ville is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Villers-la-Ville had a total population of 9,572. The total area is 47.45 km² which gives a population density of 202 inhabitants per km². The municipality includes also the villages of Marbais, Mellery, Sart-Dames-Avelines and Tilly.

In the north of the village, lie the ruins of the Villers Abbey, which was one of the most important Cistercian abbeys of Europe.

Ruins of Villers Abbey


To be expanded

Postal history

The MARBAIS post-office opened on 1 June 1838. It used a postal Distribution code 33 with bars (before 1864), and code 235 with points before 1874. The VILLERS-LA-VILLE post-office opened on 10 February 1865. SART-DAMES-AVELINES on 15 October 1877, TILLY on 8 November 1906.[2]

Postal codes in 1969:[3]

Code 1495 since at least October 1990.



  1. Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  3. Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

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