Blegny (French pronunciation: ​[blɛɲi], before 2001: Blégny;[2] Walloon: Blegné) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of liège, Belgium.

Évariste Carpentier's depiction of the execution of civilians in Blégny in 1914, during the early months of the WWI German occupation of Belgium.
Blegny
Blegné  (Walloon)
Town Hall Blegny
Town Hall Blegny
Coat of arms of Blegny
Blegny is located in Belgium
Blegny
Blegny
Location in Belgium
Location of Blegny in Liège province
Blégny Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°40′N 5°44′E / 50.667°N 5.733°E / 50.667; 5.733Coordinates: 50°40′N 5°44′E / 50.667°N 5.733°E / 50.667; 5.733
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
Region Wallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementLiège
Government
 • MayorMarc Bolland
 • Governing party/iesPS
Area
 • Total26.07 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total13,300
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes
4670-4672
Area codes04
Websitewww.blegny.be

On January 1, 2006, Blegny had a total population of 12,799. The total area is 26.07 km² which gives a population density of 491 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following districts: Barchon, Housse, Mortier, Saint-Remy, Saive, and Trembleur (town centre).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Arrêté royal modifiant l'orthographe du nom de la commune de Blégny en celle de Blegny" (in French). 2001-09-12. Archived from the original on 2005-04-30. Retrieved 2006-07-25.

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