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Flag of Genappe
Coat of arms of Genappe
Coat of arms
Genappe is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
 • Mayor Gérard Couronné (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR-IC
 • Total 89.57 km2 (34.58 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 15,135
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal codes 1470-1474, 1476
Area codes 067

Genappe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Genappe had a total population of 14,136. The total area is 89.57 km² which gives a population density of 158 inhabitants per km².

Villages in the municipality of Genappe are:


  • History 1
    • Postal history 1.1
  • Twinned cities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


To be expanded

Postal history

The GENAPPE post-office opened before 1830. It used a postal code 48 with bars (before 1864), and 145 with points before 1870. BOUSVAL opened on 8 April 1880.[2]

Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):[3] - 1470 Genappe - 1471 Loupoigne - 1472 Vieux-Genappe - 1473 Glabais - 1474 Ways - 1475 Baisy-Thy - 1476 Houtain-le-Val - 1488 Bousval.

Twinned cities

See also


  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 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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