Place:Braine-le-Comte, Hainaut, Belgium


Alt names's-Gravenbrakelsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates50.6°N 4.133°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
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Braine-le-Comte is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Braine-le-Comte had a total population of 20,305. The total area is which gives a population density of 240 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Hennuyères, Henripont, Petit-Rœulx-lez-Braine, Ronquières, and Steenkerque (Steenkerke).

The Ronquières inclined plane at the Canal du Centre is in the municipality of Braine-Le Comte.

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