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Raeren

Raeren
Raeren town hall
Raeren town hall
Flag of Raeren
Flag
Coat of arms of Raeren
Coat of arms
Raeren is located in Belgium
Raeren
Raeren
Location in Belgium
Location of Raeren in the province of Liège
Raeren Liège Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°41′N 06°07′E / 50.683°N 6.117°E / 50.683; 6.117Coordinates: 50°41′N 06°07′E / 50.683°N 6.117°E / 50.683; 6.117
CountryBelgium
CommunityGerman-speaking Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLiège
ArrondissementVerviers
Government
 • MayorErwin Güsting (Mit uns)
 • Governing party/iesMit uns – CSL
Area
 • Total74.21 km2 (28.65 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total10,707
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal codes
4730–4731
Area codes087
Websitewww.raeren.be

Raeren (German pronunciation: [ˈʁaːʁən] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. It was part of Germany until the First World War, after which it became part of Belgium. It is one of several towns in Eastern Belgium which still predominantly speak German.

On 1 January 2006, Raeren had a total population of 10,091. The total area is 74.21 km² which gives a population density of 136 inhabitants per km². The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Eynatten, Hauset, and Raeren proper.

Mathias Cormann, the former Minister for Finance of Australia, was raised in Raeren.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Kitney, Geoff (2 May 2014). "Mathias Cormann: A tale of two lives". The Age. Retrieved 2 May 2014.



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