Lierneux (Walloon: Lierneu) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Liège, Belgium.

Lierneux
Lierneu  (Walloon)
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Lierneux is located in Belgium
Lierneux
Lierneux
Location in Belgium
Location of Lierneux in the province of Liège
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Coordinates: 50°17′N 05°48′E / 50.283°N 5.800°E / 50.283; 5.800Coordinates: 50°17′N 05°48′E / 50.283°N 5.800°E / 50.283; 5.800
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorLouis Gaiotti
Area
 • Total92.08 km2 (35.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,601
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Postal codes
4990
Area codes080
Websitewww.lierneux.be

On January 1, 2006, Lierneux had a total population of 3,367. The total area is 92.08 km2 which gives a population density of 37 inhabitants per km2. Lierneux is known for its psychiatric hospital CHS l'Accueil.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Arbrefontaine, and Bra, and Lierneux.

HistoryEdit

Within the bounds of the municipality a lies a memorial site to the tribute of the 82nd Airborne Division who won the Battle of the Bulge against the German SS division December 22, 1944.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

BibliographyEdit

  • Hendriks, Jan (1995). A Hell in the Snow the Battle Near Grand Sart (Lierneux) on January 7th 1945. Birds Nest Books (Missoula, MT, U.S.A.).

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