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Obourg is a village near the Belgian town of Mons in the province of Hainaut.

It is the site of the first British soldier to be killed in the First World War, Private John Parr on 21 August 1914.

Obourg was known for its tobacco in the past.

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Coordinates: 50°28′33″N 4°00′34″E / 50.47583°N 4.00944°E / 50.47583; 4.00944