Arrondissement of Mouscron

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Arrondissement of Mouscron

Arrondissement de Mouscron
Location of the arrondissement in Hainaut
Location of the arrondissement in Hainaut
Coordinates: 50°45′N 3°12′E / 50.75°N 3.2°E / 50.75; 3.2Coordinates: 50°45′N 3°12′E / 50.75°N 3.2°E / 50.75; 3.2
Country Belgium
Region Walloon Region
Province Hainaut
Municipalities2
Area
 • Total101.17 km2 (39.06 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)
 • Total75,875
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The Arrondissement of Mouscron (French: Arrondissement de Mouscron; Dutch: Arrondissement Moeskroen) is one of the seven administrative arrondissements in the Province of Hainaut, Belgium. It is not a judicial arrondissement. Its municipalities are a part of the Judicial Arrondissement of Tournai.

The arrondissement was created in 1963 after several municipalities were transferred from the Dutch-speaking province of West Flanders to French-speaking Hainaut following the language laws of 1962.

Municipalities[edit]

The Administrative Arrondissement of Mouscron consists of the following municipalities and former municipalities (with their Dutch name):