Hainaut is the westernmost province of , the francophone region of . It is densely populated and has an intensely industrial heritage related to coal mining and heavy industry attracted by its once-rich coal deposits.

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, located on the river Sambre, is the third largest municipality and fifth-largest city of situated in province of , the French speaking part of Belgium.


is the capital of the province of , in the region of .

is a city in . It is famed for its impressive Romanesque Cathedral.

is a small, partly hilltop town south-west of Charleroi in the Belgian province of on the river Sambre.

is a French-speaking village located in the province of , mid-way between and .

is a village in . This small village contains one of the more obscure entries on the UNESCO World Heritage List in the shape of the Neo-lithic Flint Mines.

is an industrial city of 80,000 inhabitants in , .

is a small town in the Belgian province of about 34 miles south of .

is a French-speaking village located in the center of western , mid-way between and in .

is a small village in the Celles Region which is in the North of the Province of , not so far from .

is in , near the French border. is located in the southern tip of the province .

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Other Names for Hainaut

Dutch: Henegouwen, Dutch: Provincie Henegouwen, English: Hainaut Province, French: Hainaut, French: Province de Hainaut, German: Hennegau, German: Provinz Hennegau, Italian: Provincia dell'Hainaut, Portuguese: Hainaut, Spanish: Provincia de Henao
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