Place:Dour, Hainaut, Belgium


Coordinates50.4°N 3.783°E
Located inHainaut, Belgium
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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.

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