Saint-Nicolas, Belgium


Saint-Nicolas, Belgium
Saint-Nicolas
Saint-Nicolas, Belgium is located in Belgium
Saint-Nicolas, Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°38′N 05°32′E / 50.633°N 5.533°E / 50.633; 5.533
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Community French Community
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
Government
 – Mayor Patrick Avril
 – Governing party/ies PS
Area
 – Total 6.84 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)[1]
 – Total 22,774
 – Density 3,329.5/km2 (8,623.4/sq mi)
Postal codes 4420
Area codes 04
Website www.saint-nicolas.be

Saint-Nicolas is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country's Walloon Region and Province of Liege. It is effectively a part of the greater Liège conurbation stretching west from Liège city centre towards Liège airport. As of January 1, 2006 Saint-Nicolas had a total population of 22,666. The total area is 6.84 km² which gives a population density of 3,313 inhabitants per km². It has the highest population density of any Belgian municipality outside the Brussels-Capital Region.

Since 1977 the municipality comprises the old municipalities of Montegnée, Saint-Nicolas and Tilleur.

Well known natives include the singer Sandra Kim who won the Eurovision Song Contest 1986 held in Bergen, Norway, 1986, the singer Mario Barravecchia and the soccer player Roberto Bisconti.

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