Infobox Belgium Municipality
mayor=Jean-Michel Javaux (Ecolo)
web= [http://www.amay.be/ www.amay.be]
Amay is a Belgian
municipalitylocated in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Amay had a total population of 13,144. The total area is 27.61 km² which gives a population densityof approximately 476 inhabitants per km². It owes its site to a ford of the Meusethat was still in use in the Middle Ages but had begun as a Gallo-Roman" vicus" of the "civitas Tungrorum" ( Tongeren).
François Walther de Sluze(1622-1685), mathematician and abbot of Amay
Places of interest
Castle of Jehay-Bodegnée, a 16th century castle
Amay is a word from Sanskrit. "may" comes from maya or illusion. "A" is a prefix of negation. A famous Indian cricketer given this name is
* [http://icarus.umkc.edu/sandbox/perseus/pecs/page.233.a.php Richard Stillwell, ed. "Princeton Encyclopaedia of Classical Sites", 1976:] "Amay, Belgium"
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