Montignies-sur-Sambre

Montignies-sur-Sambre (Walloon: Montgneye-so-Sambe) is a town of Wallonia and a district of the municipality of Charleroi, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium.

Montignies-sur-Sambre
Montgneye-so-Sambe  (Walloon)
Former municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Montignies-sur-Sambre
Location in the municipality of Charleroi
Location in the municipality of Charleroi
Montignies-sur-Sambre is located in Belgium
Montignies-sur-Sambre
Montignies-sur-Sambre
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°23′N 4°28′E / 50.383°N 4.467°E / 50.383; 4.467Coordinates: 50°23′N 4°28′E / 50.383°N 4.467°E / 50.383; 4.467
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Hainaut
MunicipalityDrapeau ville be Charleroi.svg Charleroi
Area
 • Total2.31 sq mi (5.98 km2)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total17,771
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6061
Area code(s)071

It was a municipality of its own before the merger of the municipalities in 1977.

EducationEdit

Montignies hosts the UCLouvain Charleroi campus of the University of Louvain.

Notable personsEdit