Büllingen

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Büllingen
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Büllingen
Coat of arms
Büllingen is located in Belgium
Büllingen
Büllingen
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°24′N 06°15′E / 50.400°N 6.250°E / 50.400; 6.250Coordinates: 50°24′N 06°15′E / 50.400°N 6.250°E / 50.400; 6.250
Country Belgium
Community German-speaking Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
Government
 • Mayor Friedhelm Wirtz (EG-EVG)
 • Governing party/ies EG-EVG
Area
 • Total 150.49 km2 (58.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 5,532
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Postal codes 4760-4761
Area codes 080
Website www.buellingen.be

Büllingen (French: Bullange) is a largely German-speaking municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006 Büllingen had a total population of 5,385. The total area is 150.49 km² which gives a population density of 36 inhabitants per km².

Its component village of Krewinkel includes the easternmost point in Belgium. The municipality also contains Rocherath, the highest village in Belgium, as well as the second highest point in Belgium, the White Stone near Mürringen.[2]

Since 1977 Büllingen consists of 27 villages:

  • Büllingen, Mürringen, Hünningen, Honsfeld
  • Rocherath, Krinkelt, Wirtzfeld
  • Manderfeld, Afst, Allmuthen, Berterath, Buchholz, Hasenvenn, Hergersberg, Holzheim, Hüllscheid, Igelmonder Hof, Igelmondermühle, Kehr, Krewinkel, Lanzerath, Losheimergraben, Merlscheid, Weckerath, Andlermühle, Eimerscheid, Medendorf

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
  2. ^ "Büllingen: the record holder". Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgiens. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

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