Aywaille

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Aywaille
The Amblève in Aywaille
The Amblève in Aywaille
Coat of arms of Aywaille
Coat of arms
Aywaille is located in Belgium
Aywaille
Aywaille
Location in Belgium
Location of Aywaille in Liège province
Aywaille Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°28′N 05°40′E / 50.467°N 5.667°E / 50.467; 5.667Coordinates: 50°28′N 05°40′E / 50.467°N 5.667°E / 50.467; 5.667
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementLiège
Government
 • MayorPhilippe Dodrimont
 • Governing party/iesEC
Area
 • Total79.97 km2 (30.88 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total12,277
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Postal codes
4920
Area codes04
Websitewww.aywaille.be

Aywaille is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On 1 January 2012, Aywaille had a total population of 11,697. The total area is 80.04 km² which gives a population density of 146 inhabitants per km².[2] Its area consists of 45.7% of wooded and wild country, 29.9% of agricultural areas and 24.4% of built-up areas.[3]

The inhabitants of Aywaille are called the "Aqualiens", from the Latin version of Aywaille "Aqualia loca", which means "area full of water" or "muddy land".[3]

The municipality includes not only the entity of Aywaille itself but also the entities of Ernonheid, Harzé, and Sougné-Remouchamps. They include many villages as Aywaille, Awan, Chambralles, Deigné, Ernonheid, Paradis, Houssonloge, Pouhon, Harzé, Havelange, Kin, Stoqueu, Martinrive, Nonceveux, Playe, Quarreux, Sedoz, Septroux, Sougné, Remouchamps, Ville-au-Bois.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ "Commune d'Aywaille: coordonnées, bourgmestre, coalition, population et superficie". www.uvcw.be. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  3. ^ a b c "Commune d'Aywaille ..." www.aywaille.be. Retrieved 2015-11-03.

External links

  • Media related to Aywaille at Wikimedia Commons