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Chimay is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1st, 2002 Chimay had a total population of 9,867 (4,805 males and 5,062 females). The total area is 198.19 km² which gives a population density of 49.79 inhabitants per km².

It is well known internationlly for the distinctive (and very expensive) beer of the same name which was originally produced in the monastery in the town.

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