Place:Mons, Hainaut, Belgium

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NameMons
Alt namesBergensource: Wikipedia
Castrilocussource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 270
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.3°N 3.967°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Mons (; Flemish: Bergen (mountains); Picard: Mont) is a Belgian city and municipality, and the capital of the province of Hainaut. The Mons municipality includes the former communes of Cuesmes, Flénu, Ghlin, Hyon, Nimy, Obourg, Baudour (partly), Jemappes, Ciply, Harmignies, Harveng, Havré, Maisières, Mesvin, Nouvelles, Saint-Denis, Saint-Symphorien, Spiennes, Villers-Saint-Ghislain, Casteau (partly), Masnuy-Saint-Jean (partly), and Ville-sur-Haine (partly). Together with the Czech city of Plzeň, Mons will be the European Capital of Culture in 2015.

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