Liège (province)


Liège (province)

Infobox Belgian Province
EnglishName = Liège
LocalNameInLanguage1 = ( _fr. Liège)
LocalNameInLanguage2 = ( _de. Lüttich)
LocalNameInLanguage3 =







region = BE-WAL
capital = Liège
governor = Michel Foret
area = 3,844
population_as_of = (2005)
population = 1,034,000
populationdensity = 269


officialsite = http://www.prov-liege.be/

Liège (French; _wa. Lidje; _nl. Luik; _de. Lüttich) is the easternmost province of the Walloon Region, in Belgium. It is predominantly French speaking, with a German speaking minority living along the eastern border with Germany and Luxembourg. It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and in Belgium the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant (Wallonia), and those of Flemish Brabant and Limburg (Flanders). Its capital is Liège. It has an area of 3,844 km² which is divided into four administrative districts ("arrondissements" in French) containing 84 municipalities.

List of Governors

*1830 - 1831: Etienne de Sauvage (Liberal)
*1831 - 1832: Jean-François Tielemans (Liberal)
*1832 - 1844: Charles van den Steen de Jehay
*1844 - 1846: Henri de Brouckère (Liberal)
*1846 - 1847: Edmond de la Coste (Liberal)
*1847 - 1863: Ferdinand de Macar (Liberal)
*1863 - 1882: Charles de Luesemans (Liberal)
*1882 - 1908: Léon Pety de Thozée
*1908 - 1919: Henry Delvaux de Fenffe (Catholic Party)
*1919 - 1927: Gaston Gregoire (Liberal)
*1927 - 1937: Henri Pirard
*1937 - 1943: Jules Mathieu
*1944 - 1953: Joseph Leclercq (PSB)
*1953 - 1971: Pierre Clerdent (PRL)
*1992 - 1990: Gilbert Mottard (PS)
*1990 - 2004: Paul Bolland
*2004 - present: Michel Foret (MR)

Arrondissements

The Province of Liège is divided into 4 administrative arrondissements.

Municipalities

Municipalities that have city status have a "(city)" behind their name.1. Amay
2. Amel
3. Ans
4. Anthisnes
5. Aubel
6. Awans
7. Aywaille
8. Baelen
9. Bassenge
10. Berloz
11. Beyne-Heusay
12. Blegny
13. Braives
14. Büllingen
15. Burdinne
16. Burg-Reuland
17. Bütgenbach
18. Chaudfontaine
19. Clavier
20. Comblain-au-Pont
21. Crisnée
22. Dalhem
23. Dison
24. Donceel
25. Engis
26. Esneux
27. Eupen "(city)"
28. Faimes
29. Ferrières
30. Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher
31. Flémalle
32. Fléron
33. Geer
34. Grâce-Hollogne
35. Hamoir
36. Hannut "(city)"
37. Héron
38. Herstal
39. Herve "(city)"
40. Huy "(city)"
41. Jalhay
42. Juprelle
43. Kelmis
44. Liège "(city)"
45. Lierneux
46. Limbourg "(city)"
47. Lincent
48. Lontzen
49. Malmedy "(city)"
50. Marchin
51. Modave
52. Nandrin
53. Neupré
54. Olne
55. Oreye
56. Ouffet
57. Oupeye
58. Pepinster
59. Plombières
60. Raeren
61. Remicourt
62. Saint-Georges-sur-Meuse
63. Saint-Nicolas
64. Sankt Vith "(city)"
65. Seraing "(city)"
66. Soumagne
67. Spa "(city)"
68. Sprimont
69. Stavelot "(city)"
70. Stoumont
71. Theux
72. Thimister-Clermont
73. Tinlot
74. Trois-Ponts
75. Trooz
76. Verlaine
77. Verviers "(city)"
78. Villers-le-Bouillet
79. Visé "(city)"
80. Waimes
81. Wanze
82. Waremme "(city)"
83. Wasseiges
84. Welkenraedt

External links

* [http://www.prov-liege.be Official web site of the Liège province] (in French)
* [http://brel.prov-liege.be/ " Bureau des Relations Extérieures de la Province de Liège"] (in French, Dutch, German and English)
* [http://www.fotokate.pl/?act=gal&kat=0&podkat=10&str=1&desc=Liège fotokate.pl]


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