Modave

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Modave
Municipality of Belgium
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Flag of Modave
Flag
Coat of arms of Modave
Coat of arms
Modave is located in Belgium
Modave
Modave
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°27′N 05°18′E / 50.450°N 5.300°E / 50.450; 5.300Coordinates: 50°27′N 05°18′E / 50.450°N 5.300°E / 50.450; 5.300
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Huy
Government
 • Mayor Jules Lambrette (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 40.37 km2 (15.59 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 4,029
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Postal codes 4577
Area codes 085
Website www.modave.be

Modave is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country's Walloon Region and Province of Liege. On January 1, 2006, Modave had a total population of 3,722. The total area is 40.37 km² which gives a population density of 92 inhabitants per km². The magnificent "Château des Comtes de Marchin" or Modave Castle is situated near the village of Modave. Rennequin Sualem built here what became the model for the famous Machine de Marly, which he invented.

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