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 2017)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
Courcelles (French pronunciation: [kuʁ.sɛl]; Walloon: Courcele) 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.
- Loïc Nottet, singer who finished second in the third season of The Voice Belgique in 2014 and represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 which was held in Vienna, Austria
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
- "Loïc Nottet - Eurovision Song Contest Vienna 2015". Retrieved 2017-06-07.
- Media related to Courcelles, Belgium at Wikimedia Commons
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