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Province Hainaut

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Ath | Charleroi | Mons | Mouscron | Soignies | Thuin | Tournai

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Official site: Site Officiel de la Province de Hainaut (French)

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Territorial Subdivisions

This entity has been created as the French departement Jemappes in 1793, suppressed during the Austrian restauration of 1794, recreated 1 October 1975 and transformed in the Dutch province Hainaut (Henegouwen in Dutch) from 24 Augustus 1815 on. The administrative transformation in a Belgian province with the same name was finished in 1836.

It was from 17 Februari 1800 composed of the administrative districts of Mons, Charleroi and Tournai. Those of Ath, Thuin and Soignies have been created in 1818. And the district of Mouscron in 1963.

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Short History with Bibliography

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