A small historical reference
Geography: Tournai or Tournay is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. It lies 85 kilometres (53 miles) southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. Tournai is part of Eurometropolis Lille–Kortrijk–Tournai.
Tournai is one of the oldest cities in Belgium and has played an important role in the country's cultural history. It was the first capital of the Frankish Empire, with Clovis I being born here.
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Population: 69 554