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Soignies



Introduction of Soignies
Town in SW Belgium, 23 mi SSW of Brussels. The Romans constructed a fortress here, and the town is said to have been founded in the seventh century a.d.

by St. Vincent, who built a monastery on the site. The 11th-century Romanesque church is the dominant feature of Soignies. Nearby is the ancient Forest of Soignies.

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