Former municipality of Belgium
|• Total||4.66 sq mi (12.08 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Located in the north of Charleroi, it was a city and a municipality of its own before the merger of the municipalities in 1977. Gosselies was the home of the headquarters of Caterpillar Belgium, as well as Solar Turbines Europe. The Brussels South Charleroi Airport (BSCA) is located in Gosselies too.
On the pre-metro line M3, opened in June 2013, there are nine stations located in Gosselies. Since this date, Gosselies has been re-connected with the center of Charleroi and the SNCB Charleroi-South railway station by tram.
The tower of the former castle of Bousies family.
People born in Gosselies
- Jean-Pierre Lecocq (1947–1992), molecular biologist and entrepreneur
- "Charleroi light rail returns to Gosselies". Railway Gazette International. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
- "Tour de l'ancien château, Charleroi Visitors' Guide: Tips and Information". Trek Zone. Retrieved 2022-07-28.