Dalhem

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This article is about the Walloon municipality, Belgium. For the eponymous Swedish district, see Dalhem, Gotland.
Dalhem
Municipality
Dalhem - Le Wichet de la Rose.jpg
Coat of arms of Dalhem
Coat of arms
Dalhem is located in Belgium
Dalhem
Dalhem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°43′N 05°43′E / 50.717°N 5.717°E / 50.717; 5.717Coordinates: 50°43′N 05°43′E / 50.717°N 5.717°E / 50.717; 5.717
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
Government
 • Mayor Jean Claude Dewez (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
Area
 • Total 36.06 km2 (13.92 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 7,280
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Postal codes 4606-4608
Area codes 04
Website www.dalhem.be

Dalhem is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On 1 January 2012 Dalhem had a total population of 6,996. The total area is 36.06 km² which gives a population density of 180 inhabitants per km². The name Dalhem is of Germanic origin and means "place of residence in the valley" (lit. dale home/dale ham).

The municipality of Dalhem consists of the village of Dalhem as well as the following locations: Saint-André, Berneau (German: Bernau), Bombaye (Dutch: Bolbeek), Feneur, Mortroux, Neufchâteau and Warsage (Dutch: Weerst). The current municipality was formed during the fusion of the Belgian municipalities in 1977. The Château de Wodémont is within the municipality.

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Rugby Union team Coq Mosan play in the village of Berneau in the municipality.

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