Theux

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Theux
Place du Perron
Place du Perron
Flag of Theux
Flag
Coat of arms of Theux
Coat of arms
Theux is located in Belgium
Theux
Theux
Location in Belgium
Location of Theux in the province of Liège
Theux Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°32′N 05°49′E / 50.533°N 5.817°E / 50.533; 5.817Coordinates: 50°32′N 05°49′E / 50.533°N 5.817°E / 50.533; 5.817
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorPhilippe Boury
Area
 • Total83.36 km2 (32.19 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total12,080
 • Density140/km2 (380/sq mi)
Postal codes
4910
Area codes087
Websitewww.theux.be

Theux is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liège. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 11,571 inhabitants. The total area is 83.36 km², giving a population density of 139 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Theux proper, La Reid, and Polleur.

History

In World War II, the 75th Division of the U.S. Army, 575th Signal Co., maintained its command post in the town from January 10–12, 1945, as it counterattacked against the German army in the Battle of the Bulge.

Notable buildings

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References

External links

  • Media related to Theux at Wikimedia Commons