Blegny

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Évariste Carpentier's depiction of the execution of civilians in Blégny in 1914, during the early months of the WWI German occupation of Belgium.
Blegny
Municipality
Town Hall Blegny
Town Hall Blegny
Coat of arms of Blegny
Coat of arms
Blegny is located in Belgium
Blegny
Blegny
Location in Belgium
Location of Blegny in Liège province
Blégny Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°40′N 5°44′E / 50.667°N 5.733°E / 50.667; 5.733Coordinates: 50°40′N 5°44′E / 50.667°N 5.733°E / 50.667; 5.733
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
Government
 • Mayor Marc Bolland
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 26.07 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 13,212
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes 4670-4672
Area codes 04
Website www.blegny.be

Blegny (before 2001: Blégny[2]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Blegny had a total population of 12,799. The total area is 26.07 km² which gives a population density of 491 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Barchon, Housse, Mortier, Saive, Saint-Remy, and Trembleur.

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