Amel

Amel

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Amel
picture=
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arms=Armoiries_Ambleve.png

region=BE-REG-WAL
community=BE-DE
province=BE-PROV-LG
arrondissement=Verviers
nis=63001
pyramid-date=01/01/2006
0-19=26.13
20-64=55.96
65=17.91
foreigners=3.96
foreigners-date=01/07/2005
mayor=Klaus Schumacher (GI)
majority=GI
postal-codes=4770-4771
telephone-area=080
web= [http://www.amel.be/ www.amel.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=21
lon_deg=06
lon_min=10

Amel ( _fr. Amblève) is a Belgian municipality in the Walloon province of Liège, and is part of the German-speaking Community of Belgium ( _de. Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgiens).

On January 1, 2006 Amel had a total population of 5,282. The total area is 125.15 km² which gives a population density of 42 inhabitants per km².There are seventeen villages in Amel: Schoppen, Stephanshof, Iveldingen, Eibertingen, Montenau, Born, Deidenberg, Medell, Möderscheid, Hepscheid, Heppenbach, Halenfeld, Mirfeld, Valender, Wereth, Meyerode and Herresbach.

The name Amel is of Celtic origin and means water. The river Amblève ( _de. Amel) flows through the municipality.

Amel is the birthplace of Karl-Heinz Lambertz, current leader (Minister-President) of the community executive of the German-speaking community of Belgium.

History

In 716, the Battle of Amblève, between Charles Martel with the Austrasians on one side and the joined forces of the Frisians and Neustrians under Ragenfrid and Chilperic II on the other side, was the first victory for Charles Martel.

External links

* [http://www.scholares.net/index.php?Gazetteer-Amel Gazetteer Entry]


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