Jumet

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Jumet
Former municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Jumet
Coat of arms
Location in the municipality of Charleroi
Location in the municipality of Charleroi
Jumet is located in Belgium
Jumet
Jumet
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°26′N 4°26′E / 50.433°N 4.433°E / 50.433; 4.433Coordinates: 50°26′N 4°26′E / 50.433°N 4.433°E / 50.433; 4.433
Country  Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Community Wallonia French Community
Province  Hainaut
Municipality Drapeau ville be Charleroi.svg Charleroi
Area
 • Total 4.81 sq mi (12.47 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,973
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6040
Area code(s) 071

Jumet is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the province of Hainaut. It was a municipality of its own before the merger of the municipalities in 1977.

In 1995, Jumet was the site of the murder of two teenage girls by notorious Belgian serial killer, Marc Dutroux. The property has since been demolished and in its place now stands a monument to the victims.