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Braine-le-Comte (Dutch: ’s-Gravenbrakel) 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 84.68 square kilometres (32.70 sq mi) which gives a population density of 240 inhabitants per km².
The Ronquières inclined plane at the Canal du Centre is in the municipality of Braine-Le Comte.
On August 3, 1692, during the Nine Years War, the French army defeated a joint British-Dutch-German army in the Battle of Steenkerque in the current municipality of Braine-le-Comte.
Eden Hazard, Belgian international footballer.