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Namur (Belgium)

District Philippeville

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Description

This administrative district was created in January 1816 from parts of the District Rocroi (France), as a result of the Treaty of 20 november 1815.

The population was in 1816 34667 inhabitants, growed until 1880 60456 inhabitants, slowly declined to 56348 inhabitants in 1946, but is again slowly climbing (58228 inhabitants in 1963).

Some of the municipalities of this district do have a more or less French origin.


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