Amay

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Amay
Municipality
Place Sainte-Ode
Place Sainte-Ode
Flag of Amay
Flag
Coat of arms of Amay
Coat of arms
Amay is located in Belgium
Amay
Amay
Location in Belgium
Location of Amay in the province of Liège
Amay Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementHuy
Government
 • MayorJean-Michel Javaux (Ecolo)
 • Governing party/iesEcolo, MR
Area
 • Total27.61 km2 (10.66 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total14,264
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes4540
Area codes085
Websitewww.amay.be

Amay is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Amay had a total population of 13,144. The total area is 27.61 km2 which gives a population density of approximately 476 inhabitants per km2. It owes its site to a ford of the Meuse that was still in use in the Middle Ages but had begun as a Gallo-Roman vicus of the civitas Tungrorum (Tongeren).

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Amay proper, Ampsin, Flône, Jehay, and Ombret.

Places of interest

Old Romanesque tower (12th century)

Famous inhabitants

References

External links

  • Media related to Amay at Wikimedia Commons