Place:Dour, Hainaut, Belgium

Watchers


NameDour
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.4°N 3.783°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Dour is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 16,810 inhabitants. The total area is 33.32 km², giving a population density of 505 inhabitants per km².

Since 1989 Dour has hosted the annual Dour Festival, an alternative music festival.

Dour is often considered the western end of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Dour. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.