Liège is the largest city of , the French-speaking part of , and the capital city of the namesake province. At the foot of on the river Meuse, it has been a prominent urban centre since the Middle Ages, but really blossomed during the industrial revolution, when it grew to become Belgium's third-largest metropolis, after and .

Landmarks in the Area

The Stade Maurice Dufrasne is a football stadium in , .

On 13 December 2011, a murder–suicide attack took place in the city of in the region of .The attacker, 33-year-old Nordine Amrani, threw grenades and fired an FN FAL rifle at civilians on Saint-Lambert Square.

Liège-Guillemins railway station is the main station of the city of , the third largest city in .

André Hubert Dumont was a geologist. Dumont was born in Liège.

The Opéra royal de Wallonie, or Opéra royal, is an Opera house located on the Place de l'Opéra, in the very centre of in Belgium.

Localities in the Area

Saint-Nicolas is a municipality of . It lies in the country's and Province of Liege.

Beyne-Heusay is a municipality located in the province of Liège.


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