In 1977, Gougnies was incorporated into Gerpinnes.
Nearby towns include Gerpinnes 3.9km (Villers-Poterie 2.1km, Acoz 3.2km, Joncret 4.5km and Loverval 7.8km), Châtelet 6.6km (Bouffioulx 5.8km and Châtelineau 7.6km), Aiseau-Presles 6.8km (Presles 3.1km, Aiseau 6.1km, Pont-de-Loup 6.6km and Roselies 7.8km), Mettet 7km (Biesme 3.2km, Oret 6.8km and Biesmerée 9.7km), Farciennes 8.3km (Pironchamps 9.4km), Fosses-la-Ville 9.8km (Sart-Eustache 2.9km, Le Roux 5.1km, Vitrival 7.2km and Aisemont 7.7km), Sambreville 10.5km (Falisolle 7.8km, Tamines 8.9km, Arsimont 9.2km and Moignelée 9.4km), Charleroi 11.3km (Couillet 8.1km and Montignies-sur-Sambre 9km), Florennes 11.7km (Hanzinne 5.5km, Hanzinelle 6.7km, Thy-le-Bauduin 7.6km and Morialmé 9km), Ham-sur-Heure-Nalinnes 13.6km (Nalinnes 9.8km), Walcourt 15.3km (Tarcienne 7.3km and Somzée 9.4km) and Chaumont-Gistoux 37.2km (Dion-Valmont 7.7km)
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