La Louvière


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Louvière, La

Louvière, La (lä lo͞ovyârˈ), commune (1991 pop. 76,432), Hainaut prov., S Belgium. It was an industrial center of the Bassin du Centre coal-mining region but has changed its economic focus since the coal mines ceased producing.
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