Advertise Now
Europe Attractions
Travel Companies
  Home > Travel Europe > Europe Destinations > Mouscron


Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Mouscron is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Hainaut. The Mouscron municipality includes the old communes of Dottignies, Luingne and Herseaux. It has total area is 40.08 square kilometers with population of 52,825 in 2006 and density is 1,318 per square kilometers inhabitants.     
A few archaeological discoveries were made in this area proving the existence of settlements during Roman times. The name Dottignies a village that is now part of Mouscron appeared for the first time in the 9th century, while that of Mouscron itself appeared only in 1060.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Mouscronenjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Mouscronis one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

Everything you need to know about Traveling Europe is here at

Permission is granted to reproduce this article as long as the above resource paragraph is left intact with active links.

Back to Europe Destinations

Europe Destinations
Europe News