Place:La Louvière, Hainaut, Belgium

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NameLa Louvière
Alt namesLa Louvièresource: Getty Vocabulary Program
La Louvièresource: Wikipedia
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.467°N 4.183°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
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La Louvière is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. La Louvière's municipality includes the old communes of Haine-Saint-Paul, Haine-Saint-Pierre, Saint-Vaast, Trivières, Boussoit, Houdeng-Aimeries, Houdeng-Gœgnies, Maurage, and Strépy-Bracquegnies. La Louvière is the capital of the Centre region, a former coal mining area in the sillon industriel, between the Borinage to the West and the Pays Noir to the East.

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