Écaussinnes

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Écaussinnes
Municipality of Belgium
The fortified castle (12th - 15th century)
The fortified castle (12th - 15th century)
Flag of Écaussinnes
Flag
Coat of arms of Écaussinnes
Coat of arms
Écaussinnes is located in Belgium
Écaussinnes
Écaussinnes
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°34′N 04°11′E / 50.567°N 4.183°E / 50.567; 4.183Coordinates: 50°34′N 04°11′E / 50.567°N 4.183°E / 50.567; 4.183
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Soignies
Government
 • Mayor Béatrice Bulteau (EC.PLUS)
 • Governing party/ies EC.PLUS, ACE
Area
 • Total 34.77 km2 (13.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,750
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Postal codes 7190, 7191
Area codes 067
Website www.ecaussinnes.be

Écaussinnes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Écaussinnes had a total population of 9,924. The total area is 34.77 km² which gives a population density of 285 inhabitants per km².

Well-known blues festival.

The city also hosts the "Oberbayern" Festival each year in August.

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