In 1977, Virelles was incorporated into Chimay.
Nearby towns include Chimay 2.2km (Vaulx 2.2km, Saint-Remy 3.1km, Lompret 3.3km, Robechies 3.9km, Bourlers 4.2km, Forges 4.7km, Baileux 4.8km, Villers-la-Tour 6km, Salles 6.2km and Bailièvre 7.1km), Froidchapelle 9.7km, Couvin 11.7km (Aublain 5.6km, Gonrieux 7.3km, Dailly 7.3km and Pesche 9.2km), Momignies 12.5km (Seloignes 7.9km, Monceau-Imbrechies 8.3km and Macon 9km) and Sivry-Rance 15.9km (Rance 9.7km)
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