Lierneux

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Lierneux
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Lierneux is located in Belgium
Lierneux
Lierneux
Location in Belgium
Location of Lierneux in the province of Liège
Lierneux Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°17′N 05°48′E / 50.283°N 5.800°E / 50.283; 5.800Coordinates: 50°17′N 05°48′E / 50.283°N 5.800°E / 50.283; 5.800
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorLouis Gaiotti
Area
 • Total92.08 km2 (35.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,601
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Postal codes
4990
Area codes080
Websitewww.lierneux.be

Lierneux is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country's Walloon Region and Liège Province. On January 1, 2006, Lierneux had a total population of 3,367. The total area is 92.08 km² which gives a population density of 37 inhabitants per km². Lierneux is known for its psychiatric hospital CHS l'Accueil.

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Lierneux proper, Arbrefontaine, and Bra.

History[edit]

Within the bounds of the municipality a lies a memorial site to the tribute of the 82nd Airborne Division who won the Battle of the Bulge against the German SS division December 22, 1944.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hendriks, Jan (1995). A Hell in the Snow the Battle Near Grand Sart (Lierneux) on January 7th 1945. Birds Nest Books (Missoula, MT, U.S.A.).

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Lierneux at Wikimedia Commons