Waimes

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Waimes
Weismes  (German)
Municipality
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Waimes is located in Belgium
Waimes
Waimes
Location in Belgium
Location of Waimes in the province of Liège
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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
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
Government
 • Mayor Albert Mathonet
Area
 • Total 96.93 km2 (37.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 7,493
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Postal codes 4950
Area codes 080
Website www.waimes.be

Waimes (German: Weismes) is a Walloon municipality located in the province of Liège, in Belgium. 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 sub-municipalities: Waimes proper, Faymonville, and Robertville.

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