Braives

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Braives
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Braives
Coat of arms
Braives is located in Belgium
Braives
Braives
Location in Belgium
Location of Braives in the province of Liège
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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
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementWaremme
Government
 • MayorPol Guillaume (EC)
 • Governing party/iesEC, Ecolo
Area
 • Total44.00 km2 (16.99 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total6,272
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal codes4260, 4261, 4263
Area codes019
Websitewww.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]

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] in Latinne, Pitet in Fallais, and Foncourt in Fumal.

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.

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References

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ braves.be Archived September 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., German-language, retrieved 2007-09-04
  3. ^ Le Site Non-Officiel de ce Hameau de Latinne, French-language, retrieved 2007-09-04

External links

  • Media related to Braives at Wikimedia Commons