Amay

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Amay
Municipality
Place Sainte-Ode
Place Sainte-Ode
Flag of Amay
Flag
Coat of arms of Amay
Coat of arms
Amay is located in Belgium
Amay
Amay
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Huy
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Michel Javaux (Ecolo)
 • Governing party/ies Ecolo, MR
Area
 • Total 27.61 km2 (10.66 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 13,863
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes 4540
Area codes 085
Website www.amay.be

Amay is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Amay had a total population of 13,144. The total area is 27.61 km2 which gives a population density of approximately 476 inhabitants per km2. It owes its site to a ford of the Meuse that was still in use in the Middle Ages but had begun as a Gallo-Roman vicus of the civitas Tungrorum (Tongeren).

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Amay proper, Ampsin, Flône, Jehay, and Ombret.

Places of interest[edit]


Old Romanesque tower (12th century)

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Amay at Wikimedia Commons