in Province du Hainaut of Wallonia, Belgium

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
50.433 and 3.827 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 50° 25' 58" and E 3° 49' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Dutch, French, German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:53 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Europe/Brussels
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:43 am and 9:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Belgium in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Belgium.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Belgium. Last Update: 2022-05-26 08:19:34

Explore Hornu

Hornu in Province du Hainaut (Wallonia) is a city in Belgium about 37 mi (or 59 km) south-west of Brussels, the country's capital.

Local time in Hornu is now 10:53 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports in the vicinity of Hornu, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Maubeuge-Élesmes Airport in France in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km). The closest airport in Belgium is Brussels South Charleroi Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 20 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Belgium is Major Mining Sites of Wallonia in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), East. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chasse Royale, Valenciennes, Frasnes-lez-Anvaing, Enghien and Avesnes-sur-Helpe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 27th of May 2022

18°C (65 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

17°C (63 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

12°C (54 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Dialogue Hainaut télévisé : Ecole hotelière de Saint-Ghislain

Published: November 05, 2010
Length: 55:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dial Hainaut

Le Lycée provincial de Saint-Ghislain accueillera bientôt un centre d'excellence des métiers de l'hôtellerie.

Google - Les hommes et les femmes derrière la technologie

Published: April 29, 2013
Length: 48:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mundaneum

Un an après l'officialisation de son partenariat avec Google, le Mundaneum est allé à la rencontre des employés du data center de Saint-Ghislain (Belgique).

Incendie Saint-Ghislain

Published: May 20, 2012
Length: 59:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fanny A

Journée du patrimoine PFT Saint Ghislain Belgique

Published: October 20, 2009
Length: 33:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ch.Letangre


La 7833 à Saint-Ghislain

Published: January 26, 2013
Length: 45:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ThePGO1972

La 7833 SNCB en démonstration au Musée du Rail de Saint-Ghislain. CIMG3907.AVI.

La 64169 en démonstration au Musée du rail de Saint-Ghislain.

Published: January 23, 2013
Length: 33:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ThePGO1972

La 64169 en démonstration au Musée du rail de Saint-Ghislain à l'occasion des journées du patrimoine. CIMG1419.AVI.

Festival cité métisse saint-ghislain 2012 - Les Petlessons

Published: April 22, 2012
Length: 45:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: fanfare Les Petlessons

Festival cité métisse saint-ghislain 2012 - Les Petlessons.

Musée du rail de Saint-Ghislain.

Published: January 23, 2013
Length: 33:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ThePGO1972

Mouvements dans les emprises du musée à bord de la 7305 du PFT. Croisement de la 64169 du PFT. CIMG1416.AVI.

JOBE CLICK Clinic Tour at BCP - Belgium Cable Park

Published: June 08, 2012
Length: 44:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Waterwood

À l'occasion du JOBE ClicK Clinic Tour, l'équipe Waterwood a pu découvrir en avant-première le BCP (Belgium Cable Park), un nouveau téléski nautique basé sur le Lac des Herbières à...

ascencion 2012 par rino foto

Published: May 19, 2012
Length: 34:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rino foto

video promo pour l'ascencion 2012 a saint-ghislain....LE PODIUM organisé par le CAP-SUD et le MICHEL-ANGE...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


The Borinage is an area in the Walloon province of Hainaut. The provincial capital Mons is located in the east of the Borinage. In French the inhabitants are called Borains. But there was a great sociological difference between Mons and the Borains of all the villages around Mons.

Located at 50.4333, 3.83333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Hainaut (province), History of Wallonia, Geographical, historical and cultural areas of Belgium, Socialism in Belgium

Grand Hornu

Grand-Hornu is an old industrial mining complex in Hornu in the municipality of Boussu, Belgium. It was built by Henri De Gorge between 1810 and 1830. It is a unique example of functional town-planning. Today it is owned by the province of Hainaut, which houses temporary exhibitions in the buildings. As one of four Major Mining Sites of Wallonia, UNESCO designated it a World Heritage Site in 2012

Located at 50.4353, 3.83944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Wallonia's Major Heritage, Buildings and structures in Hainaut (province), Mines in Belgium, Museums in Hainaut (province), History of Wallonia, Art museums and galleries in Belgium, World Heritage Sites in Belgium

Petit Wasmes

Petit Wasmes is a village near Wasmes in the municipality of Colfontaine in Belgium. It was once the home of Vincent van Gogh.

Located at 50.4167, 3.81667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Belgium

Saint-Ghislain Airport

Saint-Ghislain Airport (in French, Aérodrome de Saint-Ghislain) is a small airfield located in Saint-Ghislain, province of Hainaut, Belgium. Privately managed, the airport is home to an active flight school (Aéroclub du Borinage), but also to other aeronautical oriented leisure activities, such as old aircraft restoration, or amateur aircraft building. A modernization of the airport was completed in 1992, including a hard-surfacing of the single runway.

Located at 50.4583, 3.82222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Belgium, Buildings and structures in Hainaut (province)