Waimes (French pronunciation: ​[wɛm]; German: Weismes, German pronunciation: [ˈvaɪ̯sməs]; Walloon: Waime) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Liège, Belgium.

Waimes
Waime  (Walloon)
Weismes  (German)
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Flag of Waimes
Waimes is located in Belgium
Waimes
Waimes
Location in Belgium
Location of Waimes in the province of Liège
Waimes Liège Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 50°25′N 06°07′E / 50.417°N 6.117°E / 50.417; 6.117Coordinates: 50°25′N 06°07′E / 50.417°N 6.117°E / 50.417; 6.117
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
Region Wallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorDaniel Stoffels (MR)
 • Governing party/iesWaimes & Vous
Area
 • Total96.93 km2 (37.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,429
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Postal codes
4950
Area codes080
Websitewww.waimes.be

On January 1, 2006, Waimes had a total population of 6,728. The total area is 96.93 km2 which gives a population density of 69 inhabitants per km2.

Waimes is one of two mostly French-speaking municipalities in the East Cantons, the other being Malmedy. German as a minority language is also still widely spoken in Waimes to this day. The other surrounding municipalities in the area are part of the main German-speaking Community of Belgium.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Faymonville, Robertville (including the village of Ovifat), and Waimes.

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

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