Aubel

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Aubel
Municipality of Belgium
The centre of Aubel
The centre of Aubel
Flag of Aubel
Flag
Coat of arms of Aubel
Coat of arms
Aubel is located in Belgium
Aubel
Aubel
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Claude Meurens
 • Governing party/ies Aubel Demain
Area
 • Total 18.83 km2 (7.27 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 4,138
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Postal codes 4880
Area codes 087
Website www.aubel.be

Aubel is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 4,082 inhabitants. The total area is 18.83 km², giving a population density of 217 inhabitants per km².

Aubel is famous for its butchers, cheesemakers, and cider and beer breweries. An open-air market is held in the centre of Aubel every Tuesday and Sunday morning. A weekly market has been in continuous existence since 1630. The Val-Dieu Abbey is located in the municipality, as is the Siroperie Meurens maker of sirop de Liège.

Twin/Sister Towns[edit]

Vernantes, France

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Aubel, view to the street