Presles, Belgium

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Presles (wa: Prèle) is an old small village of Wallonia (in Belgium) attached to the municipality of Aiseau-Presles.

  • Postal area: 6250 (old zone 6072)
  • District: Charleroi

The village has a Walloon language theatre company, Les Nerviens (meaning Nervian in English).

History[edit]

The assumption a long time was put forth that the battle of Julius Caesar against the Nervians would have occurred in Presles, which was cancelled in around 1940.

Coordinates: 50°23′N 4°35′E / 50.383°N 4.583°E / 50.383; 4.583