Place Sainte-Ode


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°19′E / 50.550°N 5.317°E / 50.550; 5.317
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Huy
  Mayor Jean-Michel Javaux (Ecolo)
  Governing party/ies Ecolo, MR
  Total 27.61 km2 (10.66 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 14,182
  Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes 4540
Area codes 085

Amay is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Amay had a total population of 13,144. The total area is 27.61 km2 which gives a population density of approximately 476 inhabitants per km2. It owes its site to a ford of the Meuse that was still in use in the Middle Ages but had begun as a Gallo-Roman vicus of the civitas Tungrorum (Tongeren).

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Amay proper, Ampsin, Flône, Jehay, and Ombret.

Places of interest

Old Romanesque tower (12th century)

Famous inhabitants


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