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Hainaut

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Hainaut (Dutch: Henegouwen) is the westernmost province of Wallonia, in Belgium. It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Belgian provinces of West Flanders, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Walloon Brabant and Namur, and France. Its capital is Mons. It has a surface area of 3800 km² and is divided into seven administrative districts (French: arrondissements) which contain 69 municipalities. A somewhat old-fashioned English version is Hainault.

See the medieval history of the County of Hainaut.

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Districts

Ath District

Charleroi District

Mons District

Mouscron District

Soignies District

Thuin District

Tournai District

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Communities: French Community of Belgium | Flemish Community in Belgium | German-speaking community of Belgium

Regions and provinces:

Flanders: Antwerp | East Flanders | Flemish Brabant | Limburg | West Flanders

Wallonia: Hainaut | Liège | Luxembourg | Namur | Walloon Brabant

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