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Colfontaine
Colfontaine Town Hall
Colfontaine Town Hall
Flag of Colfontaine
Flag
Coat of arms of Colfontaine
Coat of arms
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
Area
 • Total 13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Population (January 2010)
 • Total 20,090
 • Density 1,475.0/km2 (3,820.3/sq mi)
Postal codes 7340
Area codes 065
Website www.colfontaine.be

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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