Hainaut

Provinces of Wallonia
Hainaut - Liège - Luxembourg - Namur - Walloon Brabant 
Cities & towns in Hainaut 
Charleroi - A post-industrial city most known for Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Charleroi has long had a bad name for unemployment and urban decay. Though a paradise for urban explorers, it also offers interesting architecture and surprisingly good restaurants.

Population: 201,593, Aglomeration: +- 400,000
Mons
La Louvière
Tournai
Mouscron
Binche
Ath
Soignies
Braine-le-Comte
Lessines
Comines-Warneton
Péruwelz
Thuin
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Enghien
Chimay
Antoing
Beaumont
Chièvres
By Ruben Alexander

In and Around Enghien

BELGIUM – Twenty five kilometers south-west of Brussels, Enghien is a small town at meeting point of various regions. Situated just on the Walloon (French-speaking) side of the border with (Dutch-speaking) Flanders, Enghien (NL: Edingen) is one of 12 officially bilingual Belgian municipalities outside of Brussels. It is also on the edge of Picardy, which…

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By Ruben Alexander

A Walk in La Louvière

BELGIUM – My mission to visit every town in Belgium also brought me to places I probably won’t go again without a reason. One such place is La Louvière, which I visited with my dad on 2006-04-04. Wallonia’s fifth-largest town, La Louvière (pop.: +/- 80,000) is a bit like a smaller version of the former…

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