Bütgenbach

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Bütgenbach
Butgenbach (French)
Municipality
Eglise Bütgenbach 1.jpg
Flag of Bütgenbach
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Coat of arms of Bütgenbach
Coat of arms
Bütgenbach is located in Belgium
Bütgenbach
Bütgenbach
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°26′N 06°12′E / 50.433°N 6.200°E / 50.433; 6.200Coordinates: 50°26′N 06°12′E / 50.433°N 6.200°E / 50.433; 6.200
Country Belgium
Community German-speaking Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
Government
 • Mayor Emil Dannemark (FBL)
 • Governing party/ies FBL
Area
 • Total 97.31 km2 (37.57 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 5,605
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal codes 4750
Area codes 080
Website www.butgenbach.be

Bütgenbach (French: Butgenbach) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Bütgenbach had a total population of 5,574. The total area is 97.31 km² which gives a population density of 57 inhabitants per km². As part of the German-speaking Community of Belgium, the official language in this municipality is German.

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bütgenbach proper and Elsenborn. It lends its name to a nearby artificial lake.


Bridge on the Vennbahn outside Bütgenbach

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