Spiennes 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…
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Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
The are among the largest and earliest Neolithic flint mines which survive in north-western Europe, located close to the village of Spiennes, southeast of , . Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The was an institution which aimed to gather together all the world's knowledge and classify it according to a system developed called the Universal Decimal Classification. is situated 4 km northwest of Spiennes. Photo: Mr N, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
is situated 4 km northwest of Spiennes. Photo: Agicart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an Art Nouveau private house located in , Belgium. is situated 4 km northwest of Spiennes. Photo: Agicart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village and civil parish in the South Hams in , England. Photo: Derek Harper, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital of the province of , in the region of . Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village south-west of the city of , and has been in the administration of the city of Mons since 1971, in the province of Hainaut. is situated 5 km west of Spiennes. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.


50.4255° or 50° 25' 31.6" north
3.9869° or 3° 59' 12.8" east
United Nations Location Code
44 metres (144 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 420306817
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Старажытныя шахты Сп’ен
  • Bulgarian: Спиенес
  • Catalan: Spiennes
  • Cebuano: Spiennes
  • Croatian: Spiennes
  • Czech: Spiennes
  • Dutch: Spiennes
  • Finnish: Spiennes
  • French: Spiennes
  • Georgian: სპიენი
  • German: Spiennes
  • Hebrew: ספיין
  • Hungarian: Spiennes
  • Italian: Spiennes
  • Norwegian: Spiennes
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Spiennes
  • Polish: Spiennes
  • Portuguese: Spiennes
  • Romanian: Spiennes
  • Russian: Спьен
  • Russian: Спьенн
  • Serbian: Спијен
  • Serbo-Croatian: Spiennes
  • Slovak: Spiennes
  • Swedish: Spiennes
  • Turkish: Spiennes
  • Walloon: Spiene

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