Braives

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Braives
Municipality of Belgium
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Braives is located in Belgium
Braives
Braives
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°38′N 05°09′E / 50.633°N 5.150°E / 50.633; 5.150Coordinates: 50°38′N 05°09′E / 50.633°N 5.150°E / 50.633; 5.150
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Waremme
Government
 • Mayor Pol Guillaume (EC)
 • Governing party/ies EC, Ecolo
Area
 • Total 44.00 km2 (16.99 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 5,948
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Postal codes 4260, 4261, 4263
Area codes 019
Website www.braives.be

Braives is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006 Braives had a total population of 5,579. The total area is 44.00 km² which gives a population density of 127 inhabitants per km².[2] Fallais is one of the 8 villages within Braives. Fallais is famous for its medieval castle and other tourist attractions including a water mill, a former wheelmakershop, the river Méhaigne and the Ravel cycling path.

The municipality of Braives has eight villages and 3 hamlets: The villages of Ciplet, Avennes, Latinne, Tourinne, Fallais, Fumal, Ville-en-Hesbaye and Braives, and the hamlets of Hosdent[3] to Latinne, Pitet to Fallais and Foncourt to Fumal.

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  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ braves.be, German-language, retrieved 2007-09-04
  3. ^ Le Site Non-Officiel de ce Hameau de Latinne, French-language, retrieved 2007-09-04