Momignies

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Momignies
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Momignies
Coat of arms
Momignies is located in Belgium
Momignies
Momignies
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°02′N 04°10′E / 50.033°N 4.167°E / 50.033; 4.167Coordinates: 50°02′N 04°10′E / 50.033°N 4.167°E / 50.033; 4.167
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Albert Depret (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
Area
 • Total 85.58 km2 (33.04 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 5,296
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal codes 6590-6594, 6596
Area codes 060
Website www.momignies.be

Momignies is a Walloon municipality in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Momignies had a total population of 5,125. The total area is 85.58 km² which gives a population density of 60 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Momignies proper, Beauwelz, Forge-Philippe, Macon, Macquenoise, Monceau-Imbrechies, and Seloignes.

Momignies is notable for encompassing the only area in Belgium which is not drained into the North Sea. It is drained by the Oise river into the English Channel

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  • Media related to Momignies at Wikimedia Commons