Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional bicycle road race in northern France, starting north of Paris and finishing on the Belgian frontier. From its beginning in 1896 until 1967 it started in Paris and ended in Roubaix; since 1968 the start has bee…
Latitude and longitude of Tournai
Tournai (French pronunciation: [tuʁnɛ]; Latin: Tornacum), known in Dutch as Doornik, is a Walloon city and municipality of Belgium located 85 kilometres (53 miles) west-southwest of Brussels, on the river Scheldt, in the province of Hainaut.
Latitude: 50° 36' 25.74" N
Longitude: 3° 23' 21.55" E
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The Battle of Bouvines, which took place on 27 July 1214, was a medieval battle which ended the 1202–1214 Anglo-French War.
The Battle of Fontenoy, 11 May 1745, was a major engagement of the War of the Austrian Succession, fought between the forces of the Pragmatic Allies – comprising mainly Dutch, British, and Hanoverian troops under the command of the Duke of Cumberlan…
La Piscine (French for "the swimming pool") is a museum of art and industry, located in the city of Roubaix in northern France.
The Cathedral of Our Lady (French: Notre-Dame de Tournai, Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Doornik) is Roman Catholic church, see of the Diocese of Tournai in Tournai, Belgium.
The Ascq massacre is a massacre of 86 men on 1 April 1944 in Ascq, France, by the Waffen-SS during the Second World War.
Stade Le Canonnier is a multi-use stadium in Mouscron, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz.
The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Tournai, Belgium, is an art museum.
Villa Cavrois in Croix is a large mansion built in 1932, for Paul Cavrois, an industrialist from Roubaix - he was working in the textile industry - by Parisian architect Robert Mallet-Stevens.
The Scarpe is a river in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France, left tributary of the Scheldt.
The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Kulak (Catholic University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk), or KULAK is a University in the city of Kortrijk (Courtrai) and the only university in the Belgian province of West-Flanders. KULAK stands for “Katholieke Univ…
Anvaing Castle (Château d'Anvaing) is a castle in the village of Anvaing in the municipality of Frasnes-lez-Anvaing, province of Hainaut, Belgium.
Saint-Amand Abbey (Abbaye de Saint-Amand), once known as Elno, Elnon or Elnone Abbey, is a former Benedictine abbey in Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, Nord, France.
The belfry (French: beffroi) of Tournai, Belgium, is a freestanding bell tower of medieval origin, 72 metres in height with a 256-step stairway.
Vichte is a village in the south of West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium. It has 4,345 inhabitants (2004). Small, densely populated village with an important textile industry. Famous for its 12th-century Roman church (now serving as a cultural centre) a…
Gare d'Ascq is a railway station serving the former village of Ascq, now part of Villeneuve-d'Ascq city, Nord department, northern France.
Ascq is a village on the Marque river in the Nord department in northern France, at seven kilometers from Belgium.
The Arrondissement of Tournai (French: Arrondissement de Tournai; Dutch: Arrondissement Doornik) is one of the seven administrative arrondissements in the Province of Hainaut, Belgium. It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement.