Ciney

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Template:Infobox Belgium Municipality Ciney (Template:IPA-fr; Template:Lang-wa) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Ciney had a total population of 14,958. The total area is 147.56 km² which gives a population density of 101 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Achêne, Braibant, Chevetogne, Ciney, Conneux, Leignon, Pessoux, Serinchamps, and Sovet, along with a number of villages, including Chapois.

Several beers from the city are now brewed by Alken-Maes and still bear the name: Ciney Blonde, Ciney Brown, and Ciney Special. Those beers were first brewed in 1978.

The city was damaged by a heavy storm on 14 July 2010. The bell tower, the city's symbol and also Ciney's beer symbol, collapsed on its nave. No injuries were reported. Reconstruction took more than a year and cost some million euros.

Demography[edit]

Ciney's population (1990-2011).

Education[edit]

Ciney has 2 catholic secondary schools and 2 secondary state schools. The Technobel Competence center, an information technology and communications training centre, is located in Ciney.

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