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Liège

Liège is a municipality . It is located in the district of , about 90 km east of the capital Brussels.

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Liège Guide

At the beginning of the 20th century, the world-famous author Georges Simenon was born in the city of Liège. But Liège is not only the birthplace of the world-famous man of letters, the city at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers is also considered the origin of many of Belgium’s culinary highlights. Liège boulettes with lapin sauce, Liège waffles – and, according to some historical documents, even the popular French fries – are all originally culinary creations of the Liège area. The settlement of Leodicum already existed under the Romans on the site of today’s Liège. In the meantime, Liège has become a modern city, home to almost 200,000 inhabitants. The second largest city in Wallonia after Charleroi, Liège is considered the Belgian city closest to the border with Germany. Liège is also known by the nickname Cité ardente – meaning “fiery city”. Belgium’s culinary hotspot is also an important cultural centre of the Western European country: in addition to the University of Liège, the Opéra Royal de Wallonie and the art museums La Boverie and Grand Curtius are located here. The city’s notable religious buildings include the Gothic Cathedral of Saint-Paul, the Romanesque Church of Saint-Barthélemy and the Gothic Basilica of Saint-Martin. A magnet for tourists is the huge Montagne de Bueren staircase, which leads to the city’s historic citadel.

The weather in Liège

The weather report for Liège on 28.10.2021: All day sunny and very few clouds at 11 to 14 degrees and strong winds from south.

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