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Colfontaine Town Hall
Colfontaine Town Hall
Flag of Colfontaine
Coat of arms of Colfontaine
Coat of arms
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
 • Total 13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
 (January 2010)
 • Total 20,090
 • Density 1,475.0/km2 (3,820.3/sq mi)
Postal codes
Area codes 065

Colfontaine is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, and comprises the former villages of Pâturages, Warquignies, Wasmes, and Petit Wasmes.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 20,021 inhabitants. The total area is 13.62 km², giving a population density of 1,470 inhabitants per km².

Vincent van Gogh - Wasmes - Maison du boulanger Denis - Angle Rue du petit-Wasmes et Rue Wilson-002
House in Wasmes where Vincent van Gogh resided in 1878-1879
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