Gouvy

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Gouvy
Gouvy church
Gouvy church
Coat of arms of Gouvy
Coat of arms
Gouvy is located in Belgium
Gouvy
Gouvy
Location in Belgium
Location of Gouvy in Luxembourg province
Gouvy Luxembourg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°56′E / 50.183°N 5.933°E / 50.183; 5.933Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°56′E / 50.183°N 5.933°E / 50.183; 5.933
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementBastogne
Government
 • MayorAndré Hubert (GOUVÎT)
 • Governing party/iesIC, GOUVÎT
Area
 • Total165.11 km2 (63.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total5,206
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Postal codes
6670-6674
Area codes080
Websitewww.gouvy.be

Gouvy is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg.

On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 165.11 km², had 4,780 inhabitants, giving a population density of 29 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was created in 1977 from the amalgamation of the former municipalities of Beho, Bovigny, Cherain, Limerlé, and Montleban. Villages in the municipality include Baclain, Bistain, Brisy, Cherapont, Cierreux, Courtil, Deiffelt, Halconreux, Halonru, Honvelez, Langlire, Lomré, Ourthe, Rettigny, Rogery, Steinbach, Sterpigny, Vaux and Wathermal. The administrative headquarters are situated in Bovigny.

The Ourthe Orientale river originates in the municipality of Gouvy, near the hamlet of Ourthe.

Transportation[edit]

It used to have a SNCB station linking it with Bastogne, but passenger train service stopped in 1984. Train traffic is still active on the line between Liège and Luxembourg.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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