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|• Total||6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
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Jemappes (in older texts also: Jemmape and Jemmapes) is a Walloon town in south-western Belgium, province Hainaut. Since 1976, it is part of the city Mons. Jemappes is known for the Battle of Jemappes between the French and Austrian armies in 1792.
Notable inhabitants 
- Georges Emile Lebacq, painter born on September 26, 1876
- Jean-Marie Buchet, author-filmmaker born on February 24, 1938.
- Salvatore Adamo, singer, lived here 1948 - ?
- Gérard Roland, noted Economist, born in 1954.
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