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Charleroi
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Charleroi is located in Belgium
Charleroi
Charleroi
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°26′E / 50.400°N 4.433°E / 50.400; 4.433
Kintra Belgium
Region Wallonie
Commonty French Commonty
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Charleroi
Government
 • Mayor Paul Magnette (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS, CDH, MR
Area
 • Total 102.08 km2 (39.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 203,871
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Foreigners 14.01% (7 Januar 2005)
Postal codes 6000, 6001, 6010, 6020,
6030-6032, 6040-6044, 6060, 6061
Aurie codes 071
Website www.charleroi.be

Charleroi (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁləʁwa], Walloon: Tchålerwè) is a ceety an a municipality o Wallonie, locatit in the province o Hainaut, Belgium. Bi 1 Januar 2008, the total population o Charleroi wis 201,593.[2] The metropolitan aurie, includin the ooter commuter zone, covers an aurie o 1,462 square kilometres (564 sq mi) wi a total population o 522,522 bi 1 Januar 2008, rankin it as the 5t maist populous in Belgium efter Brussels, Antwerp, Liège an Ghent.[2][3] The inhabitants are cried Carolorégiens or simply Carolos.

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  1. Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistics Belgium; Population de droit par commune au 1 janvier 2008 (excel-file) Population o aw municipalities in Belgium, as o 1 Januar 2008. Retrievit on 2008-10-19.
  3. Statistics Belgium; De Belgische Stadsgewesten 2001 (pdf-file) Definitions o metropolitan auries in Belgium. The metropolitan aurie o Charleroi is dividit intae three levels. First, the central agglomeration (agglomeratie) wi 288,549 inhabitants (2008-01-01). Addin the closest surroondins (banlieue or suburbs), the total o 405,236. An, wi the ooter commuter zone (forensenwoonzone), the population is 522,522. Retrievit on 2008-10-19.

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