Centre, Wallonia

The Centre is the name of part of the Sillon industriel or industrial centre of Belgium. It is located in Wallonia between Mons (the Borinage) and Charleroi (the Pays Noir). Its most important town is La Louvière. The region gives its name to the Canal du Centre, between Mons and Thieu, a village near La Louvière.

The region had its own newspaper from 1945 to 1987, L'Echo du Centre.[1] There is also a regional television station, Antenne Centre. [2]


  1. Front page of L'Echo du centre "L'Echo" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  2. Antenne Centre TV Télévision régionale du Centre "Antenne Centre" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 27 August 2013.

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