|Municipality of Belgium|
St. Lambert's church
|• Mayor||Caroline Taquin (MR)|
|• Governing party/ies||MR, CDH, Ecolo|
|• Total||48.04 km2 (18.55 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
Courcelles (French pronunciation: [kuʁ.sɛl]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. As of January 1, 2006 Courcelles had a total population of 29,626. The total area is 44.24 km² which gives a population density of 670 inhabitants per km².
In 1944, the town was the site of the Courcelles Massacre of 20 civilians by Belgian collaborators. The event is commemorated by a plaque at the site.
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
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