Antoing

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Antoing
Municipality
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Flag of Antoing
Flag
Coat of arms of Antoing
Coat of arms
Antoing is located in Belgium
Antoing
Antoing
Location in Belgium
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Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Tournai
Government
 • Mayor Bernard Bauwens
Area
 • Total 31.13 km2 (12.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,684
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Postal codes 7640-7643
Area codes 069

Antoing is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Hainaut. It consists of the former municipalities of Antoing, Maubray, Péronnes-lez-Antoing, Bruyelle, Calonne and Fontenoy.

History

The Battle of Fontenoy, a major battle in the War of Austrian Succession, was fought near Fontenoy on May 11, 1745.

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Famous inhabitants

References

External links

  • Media related to [[commons:Category:{{#property:P373}}|{{#property:P373}}]] at Wikimedia Commons