Aywaille

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Aywaille
Municipality
The Amblève in Aywaille
The Amblève in Aywaille
Coat of arms of Aywaille
Coat of arms
Aywaille is located in Belgium
Aywaille
Aywaille
Location in Belgium
Location of Aywaille in Liège province
Aywaille Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°28′N 05°40′E / 50.467°N 5.667°E / 50.467; 5.667Coordinates: 50°28′N 05°40′E / 50.467°N 5.667°E / 50.467; 5.667
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
Government
 • Mayor Philippe Dodrimont
 • Governing party/ies EC
Area
 • Total 79.97 km2 (30.88 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 12,277
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Postal codes 4920
Area codes 04
Website www.aywaille.be

Aywaille is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2012, Aywaille had a total population of 11,697. The total area is 80.04 km² which gives a population density of 146 inhabitants per km².[2] Its area consists of 45,7 % of wooded and wild country, 29,9 % of agricultural areas and 24,4 % of built-up areas.[3]

The inhabitants of Aywaille are called the "Aqualiens", from the Latin version of Aywaille "Aqualia loca", which means "area full of water" or "muddy land".[3]

The municipality includes not only the entity of Aywaille itself but also the entities of Ernonheid, Harzé, and Sougné-Remouchamps. They include many villages as Aywaille, Awan, Chambralles, Deigné, Ernonheid, Paradis, Houssonloge, Pouhon, Harzé, Havelange, Kin, Stoqueu, Martinrive, Nonceveux, Playe, Quarreux, Sedoz, Septroux, Sougné, Remouchamps, Ville-au-Bois.[3]

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  • Media related to Aywaille at Wikimedia Commons