Jemappes

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Jemappes
St. Martin's Church (1863).
St. Martin's Church (1863).
Official seal of Jemappes
Jemappes is located in Belgium
Jemappes
Jemappes
Coordinates: 50°27′N 3°53′E / 50.450°N 3.883°E / 50.450; 3.883
Country Belgium
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementMons
MunicipalityMons
Area
 • Total6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total10,120
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Jemappes (French pronunciation: ​[ʒəmap]; in older texts also: Jemmapes; Walloon: Djumape) is a town of Wallonia and a district of the municipality of Mons, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium.


It was a municipality until the fusion of the Belgian municipalities in 1973.

Jemappes is known for the Battle of Jemappes between the French and Austrian armies in 1792.

During the French occupation of Belgium (1792–1814), there was a département named after the Battle of Jemappes, Jemmape. Jemappes was also a battleground in the First World War.

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Coordinates: 50°27′N 3°53′E / 50.450°N 3.883°E / 50.450; 3.883