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History of Mouscron, Hainaut in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Mouscron is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, along the border with the French city of Tourcoing, which is part of the Lille metropolitan area.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Dottignies, Herseaux, Luingne, and Mouscron. In accordance with the national law, the municipality offers facilities for the Dutch speaking minority. Kortrijk, in Flanders, is located just to the north of Mouscron.

The city substantially grew during the 19th and early 20th century with the development of the textile industry in the north of France. The symbol of the city is the Hurlu: a character representing Protestant activists, who plundered the countryside during the Wars of Religion (16th century).

Date of foundation:

History:

Population: 58 234

Sights:

Mouscron. Bear Square, Tourcoing street
Bear Square, Tourcoing street
Mouscron. City Hall
City Hall
Mouscron. Courtrai street, Church
Courtrai street, Church
Mouscron. Drinking waters, Les Eaux potables
Drinking waters, Les Eaux potables
Mouscron. College of Notre Dame du Tuquet
College of Notre Dame du Tuquet
Mouscron. College of Notre Dame du Tuquet
College of Notre Dame du Tuquet
Mouscron. College of Notre Dame du Tuquet, inner courtyard
College of Notre Dame du Tuquet, inner courtyard
Mouscron. College of Notre Dame du Tuquet, inner courtyard
College of Notre Dame du Tuquet, inner courtyard
Mouscron. Former Castle of the Counts
Former Castle of the Counts
Mouscron. Gas Street
Gas Street
Mouscron. General view of the station
General view of the station
Mouscron. Herseaux - Petit-Audenarde street
Herseaux - Petit-Audenarde street
Mouscron. Hospital
Hospital
Mouscron. Hotel C. Stockman, opposite the Railway station, 1919
Hotel C. Stockman, opposite the Railway station, 1919
Mouscron. Industrial school - Music and Arts academy
Industrial school - Music and Arts academy
Mouscron. Industrial school - Music and Arts academy, Palace Lamotte
Industrial school - Music and Arts academy, Palace Lamotte
Mouscron. Marliere street, Belgian Customs
Marliere street, Belgian Customs
Mouscron. Office, Dormitory and Water Tower of the Machinery Shed, 1906
Office, Dormitory and Water Tower of the Machinery Shed, 1906
Mouscron. Square and Church, 1907
Square and Church, 1907
Mouscron. Station Square
Station Square
Mouscron. Station street, 1906
Station street, 1906
Mouscron. Station street, Church
Station street, Church
Mouscron. Station street
Station street
Mouscron. Water tower
Water tower



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