Theux

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For the Swiss ski mountaineer, see Marcel Theux.
Theux
Municipality of Belgium
Franchimont Castle
Franchimont Castle
Flag of Theux
Flag
Coat of arms of Theux
Coat of arms
Theux is located in Belgium
Theux
Theux
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°32′N 05°49′E / 50.533°N 5.817°E / 50.533; 5.817Coordinates: 50°32′N 05°49′E / 50.533°N 5.817°E / 50.533; 5.817
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
Government
 • Mayor Philippe Boury
Area
 • Total 83.36 km2 (32.19 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,992
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal codes 4910
Area codes 087
Website www.theux.be
The Town Hall of Theux

Theux is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liège. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 11,571 inhabitants. The total area is 83.36 km², giving a population density of 139 inhabitants per km².

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World War II[edit]

In World War II, the 75th Division of the U.S. Army, 575th Signal Co., maintained its command post in the town from January 10-12, 1945, as it counterattacked against the German army in the Battle of the Bulge.

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