Ans

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Ans
Location in Belgium
Location of Ans in Liège
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Coordinates: 50°40′N05°31′E / 50.667°N 5.517°E / 50.667; 5.517 Coordinates: 50°40′N05°31′E / 50.667°N 5.517°E / 50.667; 5.517
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
Government
  MayorGrégory Philippin (PS)
  Governing party/ies PS
Area
  Total23.35 km2 (9.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total28,238
  Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Postal codes
4430, 4431, 4432
Area codes 04
Website www.ans-commune.be

Ans (French pronunciation:  [ɑ̃s] ; Walloon : Anse) is a small Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Ans had a total population of 27,322. The total area is 23.35 km² which gives a population density of 1,170 inhabitants per km². Its postal code is 4430.

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Ans is the finish location of the road bicycle race Liège–Bastogne–Liège, the oldest of the classic cycle races held every April.

Ans is bounded with Liège, Seraing, Herstal, Saint-Nicolas and Flémalle, the agglomeration of Liège with 600,000 people.

Settlements

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities:

Population

YearPopulationChangeDensity
200227,587-1,173.91/km²
200427,397-190 or -0.68%1,173.20/km²
200627,322-75 or -0.27%1,170.10/km²

Twinnings

Since 1999, the twinnings with the Pays d'Ans association with Périgord. This association contains six municipalities and all with the descendants of Ans: Badefols-d'Ans, La Boissière-d'Ans, Chourgnac d’Ans, Granges-d'Ans, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans and Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans.

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References

  1. "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.