Aubel

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Aubel
The centre of Aubel
The centre of Aubel
Flag of Aubel
Flag
Coat of arms of Aubel
Coat of arms
Aubel is located in Belgium
Aubel
Aubel
Location in Belgium
Location of Aubel in the province of Liège
Aubel Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorJean-Claude Meurens
 • Governing party/iesAubel Demain
Area
 • Total18.83 km2 (7.27 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total4,243
 • Density230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Postal codes
4880
Area codes087
Websitewww.aubel.be

Aubel is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 4,082 inhabitants. The total area is 18.83 km², giving a population density of 217 inhabitants per km².

Aubel is famous for its butchers, cheesemakers, and cider and beer breweries. An open-air market is held in the centre of Aubel every Tuesday and Sunday morning. A weekly market has been in continuous existence since 1630. The Val-Dieu Abbey is located in the municipality, as is the Siroperie Meurens maker of sirop de Liège.

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