Arrondissement of Mouscron

Arrondissement of Mouscron
Arrondissement de Mouscron

Location of the arrondissement in Hainaut
Coordinates: 50°45′N 3°12′E / 50.75°N 3.2°E / 50.75; 3.2Coordinates: 50°45′N 3°12′E / 50.75°N 3.2°E / 50.75; 3.2
Country  Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Province  Hainaut
Municipalities 2
  Total 101.17 km2 (39.06 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2015)
  Total 75,200
  Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Arrondissement of Mouscron (French: Arrondissement de Mouscron; Dutch: Arrondissement Moeskroen) is one of the seven administrative arrondissements in the Province of Hainaut, Belgium. It is not a judicial arrondissement. Its municipalities are a part of the Judicial Arrondissement of Tournai.

The arrondissement was created in 1963 after several municipalities were transferred from the Dutch-speaking province of West Flanders to French-speaking Hainaut following the language laws of 1962.


The Administrative Arrondissement of Mouscron consists of the following municipalities and former municipalities (with their Dutch name):

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 7/17/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.