Ronquières (Ronkière in Walloon[1]) is a village in the municipality of Braine-le-Comte in the Belgian province of Hainaut in the Walloon region.

Centre of Ronquières

It is best known as the location of the Ronquières inclined plane on the Brussels-Charleroi Canal. The lower end of the inclined plane is just a few hundred metres from the centre of the village.

The population of the village was 1370 as of January 2006.[1]


  1. ^ a b "HENNUYERES et ses environs" (in French). Archived from the original on 2011-12-31. Retrieved 2012-12-11.

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Coordinates: 50°36′31″N 4°13′16″E / 50.6087°N 4.22103°E / 50.6087; 4.22103