Place:Lobbes, Hainaut, Belgium


Coordinates50.35°N 4.266667°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
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Lobbes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Lobbes had a total population of 5,499. The total area is 32.08 km² which gives a population density of 171 inhabitants per km².

The town grew up round Lobbes Abbey, a religious house established here in about 650.

The tramway of the ASVi runs through Lobbes.

The noted musical bibliographer Alfred Wotquenne was born in Lobbes.

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