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Welkenraedt (French pronunciation: ​[wɛlkɛnʁat]) is a Walloon municipality in the province of Liège, Belgium. On January 1, 2006, Welkenraedt had a total population of 9,163. The total area is 24.47 km² which gives a population density of 374 inhabitants per km².

Welkenraedt
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Welkenraedt
Coat of arms
Welkenraedt is located in Belgium
Welkenraedt
Welkenraedt
Location in Belgium
Location of Welkenraedt in the province of Liège
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Coordinates: 50°39′N 05°58′E / 50.650°N 5.967°E / 50.650; 5.967Coordinates: 50°39′N 05°58′E / 50.650°N 5.967°E / 50.650; 5.967
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorJean-Luc Nix
Area
 • Total24.47 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total9,887
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes4840–4841
Area codes087
Websitewww.welkenraedt.be

The town and former municipality of Henri-Chapelle is home to the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial which contains the graves of 7,992 members of the American military who died in World War II.

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