Place:Presles, Hainaut, Belgium

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NamePresles
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates50.383°N 4.583°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
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Presles (wa: Prèle) is an old small village of Wallonia (in Belgium) attached to the municipality of Aiseau-Presles.

  • Postal area: 6250 (old zone 6072)
  • District: Charleroi

The village has a Walloon language theatre company, Les Nerviens (meaning Nervian in English).

History

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The assumption a long time was put forth that the battle of Julius Caesar against the Nervians would have occurred in Presles, which was cancelled in around 1940.

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