Modave

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Modave
Municipality
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Flag of Modave
Flag
Coat of arms of Modave
Coat of arms
Modave is located in Belgium
Modave
Modave
Location in Belgium
Location of Modave in the province of Liège
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Coordinates: 50°27′N 05°18′E / 50.450°N 5.300°E / 50.450; 5.300Coordinates: 50°27′N 05°18′E / 50.450°N 5.300°E / 50.450; 5.300
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementHuy
Government
 • MayorJules Lambrette (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS
Area
 • Total40.37 km2 (15.59 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total4,185
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal codes4577
Area codes085
Websitewww.modave.be

Modave is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country's Walloon Region and Province of Liege. On January 1, 2006, Modave had a total population of 3,722. The total area is 40.37 km² which gives a population density of 92 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Modave proper, Outrelouxhe, Strée, and Vierset-Barse.

The Château des Comtes de Marchin or Modave Castle is situated near the village of Modave. Rennequin Sualem built here what became the model for the famous Machine de Marly, which he invented.

Modave Castle

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External links

  • Media related to Modave at Wikimedia Commons