Antoing

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Antoing
Skyline of Antoing
Flag of Antoing
Flag
Coat of arms of Antoing
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Antoing is located in Belgium
Antoing
Antoing
Location in Belgium
Antoing Hainaut Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°34′N 03°27′E / 50.567°N 3.450°E / 50.567; 3.450Coordinates: 50°34′N 03°27′E / 50.567°N 3.450°E / 50.567; 3.450
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementTournai
Government
 • MayorBernard Bauwens
Area
 • Total31.13 km2 (12.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,760
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes
7640-7643
Area codes069

Antoing is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Hainaut. It consists of the former municipalities of Antoing, Maubray, Péronnes-lez-Antoing, Bruyelle, Calonne and Fontenoy.

History[edit]

The Battle of Fontenoy, a major battle in the War of Austrian Succession, was fought near Fontenoy on May 11, 1745.

Places of interest[edit]

Famous inhabitants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Antoing at Wikimedia Commons