Arrondissement of Mons

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Arrondissement of Mons
Arrondissement de Mons
Arrondissement of Belgium
Location of the arrondissement in Hainaut
Location of the arrondissement in Hainaut
Coordinates: 50°27′N 3°51′E / 50.45°N 3.85°E / 50.45; 3.85Coordinates: 50°27′N 3°51′E / 50.45°N 3.85°E / 50.45; 3.85
Country  Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Province  Hainaut
Municipalities 13
Area
 • Total 583.99 km2 (225.48 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 249,500
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Arrondissement of Mons (French: Arrondissement de Mons; Dutch: Arrondissement Bergen) is one of the seven administrative arrondissements in the Province of Hainaut, Belgium.

It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement. However, the Judicial Arrondissement of Mons also comprises all municipalities of the Arrondissement of Soignies but one (Lessines), as well as the municipalities of Brugelette en Chièvres of the Arrondissement of Ath.

Municipalities[edit]

The Administrative Arrondissement of Mons consists of the following municipalities: