Charleroi is a municipality of Belgium located in the Walloon Region, Province of Hainaut, on the Sambre river


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Charleroi


Charleroi is a municipality of Belgium located in the Walloon Region, Province of Hainaut, on the Sambre river.

  • Charleroi is a municipality of Belgium located in the Walloon Region, Province of Hainaut, on the Sambre river.

  • It has about 201,000 inhabitants (420,000 in the suburbs - the fifth of Belgium). It became the first municipality of Wallonia in terms of population. Its inhabitants are called citizens of Charleroi (For abbreviation: Carolo).



Industrial Centre of steel, glass, chemicals, and electrical engineering, Charleroi was also the centre of a large coal basin, now completely abandoned, called the Black Land . Charleroi is one of the major cities in Belgium and the largest city of Wallonia.

  • Industrial Centre of steel, glass, chemicals, and electrical engineering, Charleroi was also the centre of a large coal basin, now completely abandoned, called the Black Land . Charleroi is one of the major cities in Belgium and the largest city of Wallonia.



Charleroi has an important cultural dimension through its many museums and theaters. It has many talented cartoonists in the crook of its famous school of Marcinelle. Comics characters whose statues are around the city. Charleroi is an important educational center too.

  • Charleroi has an important cultural dimension through its many museums and theaters. It has many talented cartoonists in the crook of its famous school of Marcinelle. Comics characters whose statues are around the city. Charleroi is an important educational center too.



Charleroi is also active in sport terms. Rich in infrastructures and famous sports clubs such as Spirou Basket club, La Villete table tennis club...

  • Charleroi is also active in sport terms. Rich in infrastructures and famous sports clubs such as Spirou Basket club, La Villete table tennis club...

  • Charleroi is the seat of social institutions of the Walloon Region, as FOREM or SWCS.



THE AIRPORT

  • The first air activities in Gosselies (in the north of Charleroi) went back up in 1919. At this date, the King Albert I inaugurated the first Belgian flying school in the airfield of Gosselies.



The airport of Brussels South Charleroi became the first Ryanair continental base.

  • The airport of Brussels South Charleroi became the first Ryanair continental base.



ROYAL SPORTING CLUB CHARLEROI

  • Sporting was founded in 1904. The founders were Firmin Bridoux Bernus and Deguelde.

  • From 1905 to 1907, Sporting played for the fun. Joined in 1904, the club received its official registration in November 24, 1907.

  • Now they are on the 13th place in the first league championship. They are not very good.





Comics



Some interesting places to visit…

  • The biggest photography museum of Europe is situated in Charleroi.



The city hall



View of Charleroi



Charles II city square



Concert hall of Charleroi



The Spiroudome

  • Outside Inside



Tirou Boulevard




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