The centre of Aubel


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°51′E / 50.700°N 5.850°E / 50.700; 5.850
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
  Mayor Jean-Claude Meurens
  Governing party/ies Aubel Demain
  Total 18.83 km2 (7.27 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 4,229
  Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Postal codes 4880
Area codes 087

Aubel is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 4,082 inhabitants. The total area is 18.83 km², giving a population density of 217 inhabitants per km².

Aubel is famous for its butchers, cheesemakers, and cider and beer breweries. An open-air market is held in the centre of Aubel every Tuesday and Sunday morning. A weekly market has been in continuous existence since 1630. The Val-Dieu Abbey is located in the municipality, as is the Siroperie Meurens maker of sirop de Liège.

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