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  AllRefer.com - LiEge, province, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The chief cities are LiEge (the capital), Verviers, Herstal, Huy, and Seraing.
The province is French-speaking (see Walloons) except in the eastern districts of Eupen and MalmEdy, located near the German border, where the German language prevails.
LiEge is part of the industrial Meuse valley and of the agricultural Ardennes plateau.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/Liege-pro.html   (216 words)

  
 Belgium Guide - Province of Liege : Liege
Arms of the Principality of Liege : clockwise from the top-left, the City of Liege, Duchy of Bouillon, County of Looz, County of Hornes and Marquisate of Franchimont.
Liege is a vibrant and friendly city known in French as the Citée ardente, due to the warmth and enthusiasm of the local folk.
Liege then became the capital of the indepedent Principality of Liege from the creation of the Holy Roman Empire (to which it belonged) in the late 10th century to the French Revolution in 1789, thus never belonging to the Spanish and Austrian Netherlands of the Habsburg family.
www.eupedia.com /belgium/liege.shtml   (857 words)

  
 Liège (city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Liège (Dutch: Luik, German: Lüttich) is a major city located in the Belgian province of Liège, of which it is the capital.
It is situated in the valley of the Meuse River near Belgium's eastern borders with the Netherlands and Germany, at the point where the Meuse meets the Vesdre.
The city, and the surrounding province, was ruled by a prince-bishop.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Liege_(city)   (975 words)

  
 Liège (province) Information - TextSheet.com
Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and the Belgian provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant, Flemish Brabant and Limburg.
It has a surface area of 3844 km² and is divided into four administrative districts (arrondissements in French) which contain 84 municipalities.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/l/li/liege__province__1.html   (85 words)

  
 Université de Liège - Relations internationales
Though Liege is not a State capital, it is invested with important missions in diverse areas: political (as the capital of the Province); economic (the Vertbois site is the headquarters of many economic institutions of the Walloon Region); judiciary (tribunals and courts), educational (important network of secondary schools and higher education institutions), cultural, etc.
Liege is a motorway interchange, an obligatory route to the Netherlands, Germany and all of central Europe.
A tourist city, a city of hospitality, a passageway at the intersection of three borders, Liege is a cosmopolitan metropolis, as attested to by the composition of its population.
www.ulg.ac.be /foreign/hist-lg.html   (1415 words)

  
 Liege, (Cities)
The city of Liege is the capital of Liege province.
Liege, heavily industrialized, was the economic engine of Belgium in the 19th century, but saw decline in the late 20th century with the closing of the local coal mines and heightened international competition.
The detetive novelist George Simenon is a Liege native.
www.ohwy.com /be/l/liege.htm   (150 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Liege
The first capital of this diocese was Tongres, northeast of Liège; its territory originally belonged to the Diocese of Trier, then to Cologne; but after the first half of the fourth century Tongres received autonomous organization.
In the middle of the eighteenth century the ideas of the French encyclopédistes began to be received at Liège; Bishop de Velbruck (1772-84), encouraged their propagation and thus prepared the way for the Revolution, which burst upon the episcopal city on 18 August, 1789, during the reign of Bishop de Hoensbroech (1781-92).
After the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the diocese comprised the Provinces of Liège and Limburg.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09236a.htm   (1811 words)

  
 Liège (Province, Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Two Belgian provinces have not offically adopted a flag: Hainaut and Liège.
Only one half of the current province of Liàge belonged to the former principality of Liège, represented by the perron and letters L and G. The other half was split between the former duchy of Limburg and abbey-principality of Stavelot-Malmédy, which are not represented on the provincial banner of arms.
Léon Nyssen, editor of Vexillacta [vxl], designed a flag proposal for the province of Liège and send it to the provincial authorities on 30 October 2001.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/be-wlg.html   (740 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - LiEge, city, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
194,596), capital of LiEge prov., E Belgium, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers, near the Dutch and German borders.
Greater LiEge includes the suburbs of Herstal, OugrEe, and GrivegnEe.
It is located on the Albert Canal and on the LiEge-Maastricht Canal and is the center of a road and rail network connecting Belgium and Germany.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/Liege-cit.html   (274 words)

  
 SERAING - LoveToKnow Article on SERAING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It lies on the right bank of the Meuse above Liege, with which it is connected by rail and tramway.
The Cockerill family has long disappeared, and the enterprise is now known as the John Cockerill Company It is one of the largest factories of engines and machineryapart from war materialon the continent.
Its headquarters occupy the old summer palace of the prince-bishops of Liege.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SE/SERAING.htm   (145 words)

  
 head16
Today, the Province itself does not house any large construction plants, however, it is home to some 30 enterprises that earn their living by either manufacturing parts for the automotive industry or by shaping and equipping vehicles.
The Province of Liege is not only the home base of the steel group Cockerill Sambre, owned by Usinor which supplies steel to all the European car constructors, but also of Continental, producing tyres for trucks, and Faymonville, manufacturing trailers, bodies and caravans, as well as Jonathan’s Industries, preparing car-interiors and providing coach work-parts.
The Continental plant in Liege produces a part of the latest generation of eco-tyres that are economic and environmentally-friendly, in both their use of raw materials and the advantages they offer customers.
www.liegeonline.be /en/new/news/head16.html   (1155 words)

  
 Liege --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Thus, if a tenant held estates of various overlords, his obligations to his liege lord (usually the lord of his largest estate or of that he had held the longest), to whom he had done “liege homage,” were greater than, and in the event of...
capital of Liège province, eastern Belgium, on the Meuse River at its confluence with the Ourthe.
Liège is the capital of Liège province, and is called Luik in Flemish and Lüttich in German.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9048183   (717 words)

  
 Liège (province) : Liege (province)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was quite at ease now about in spite of the dangers which threatened himself, he felt strangely calm ornaments taken off, and her couch carried on to one of the palace- broad-leaved plants, and a kind of awning.
From this veranda, she could look down into the great fore-court of the courtiers, generals and governors of provinces.
Anxiety and suspense eagerness, she could hear much that was said.
www.termsdefined.net /li/liege-(province).html   (341 words)

  
 EPL - "Léon-Eli Troclet" - Practical Information
Geographically speaking first, the province of Liège is symbolically the border between Northern and Southern Europe at the intersection of the Latin and the Germanic world (in the Eastern Canton, German is spoken and Dutch localities are less than a dozen miles from Liège).
The province of Liège was also the first region of continental Europe that experienced that major change called Industrial Revolution, although it is yet covered with grass and woodland on nearly three-quarters of its territory.
The official websites of the Province de Liège (http://www.culture.prov-liege.be/index.go) and of the Ville de Liège (http://www.liege.be/cadreslg/cadvisit.htm) propose, in the cultural pages, all the useful information.
www.prov-liege.be /epl/sup/p22_en_12.php   (1846 words)

  
 VERVIERS - LoveToKnow Article on VERVIERS
, a town of Belgium, in the province of Liege, not far from the Prussian frontier, and on the main line from Liege to Aix-la-Chapelle and Cologne.
It is a modern town owing its prosperity to the cloth trade which began here in the 18th century.
A monument to a local celebrity named Chapuis - is interesting for the reason that his execution by order of the prince-bishop of Liege was the last act of sovereignty taken by that prelate.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /V/VE/VERVIERS.htm   (183 words)

  
 Flemish Questions:Voeren
Voeren is a Flemish enclave, squeezed between the Walloon province of Liège and the Netherlands.
Before the language laws, it actually was a part of the province of Liège, but it was turned over to the province of Limburg later on.
Moreover, in the thirthies, the municipal council pressed the point at the province of Liège that education of French in the schools of Voeren be intensified.
home.online.no /~vlaenen/flemish_questions/quste07.html   (1448 words)

  
 Flowers Liege - Florist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Local florists at Liege will deliver your next day and will be received by the recipient in his/her hands.
Flower Arrangements sent in Liege are created by proffesional Liege florists and are delivery in any part of Liege.
FTD Liege florists because Interflora its the name of FTD in Europe.
www.abcflora.com /continents/europe/belgium/liege.htm   (247 words)

  
 Belgium Guide - Province of Liege : Ruins of the castle of Moha
In 1225, the castle passes to the Prince-bishop of Liege due to the absence of heir.
The head of the family still lives in the 17th-century château d'Oultremont in Warnant, a village a few kilometres north of Moha and Huy, although it is not open to the public.
Prince-bishop Adolph de la Marck reinforces the walls of Moha in 1315, and in 1345 Englebert de la Mark is crown prince-bishop of Liege in the castle of Moha.
www.eupedia.com /belgium/moha.shtml   (351 words)

  
 Articles - Limburg (Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1814–1815, with the formation of the new Kingdom of the Netherlands, one of the new provinces was to receive the name Maastricht, after its capital.
When the Netherlands and Belgium separated in 1830, there was support for adding Limburg to Belgium, but in the end (1839) the province was divided in two, with the eastern part going to the Netherlands and the western part to Belgium.
The south of the province is remarkable when compared to the rest of the country, as it is one of the few regions that has hills.
gaple.com /articles/Limburg_(Netherlands)?mySession=65c22353dfe7f1be...   (1208 words)

  
 Liege on line : Newsletter 20
This spring, The Province of Liege was represented at the Bio’2000 Congress in Boston.
The Province of Liege was present because of its impressive wealth of knowledge in the area of biotechnology and its related fields.
It established itself in Liege in 1996 and operates in the field of sterilisation of disposable medicines through a so-called ethylon-oxide technology.
www.liegeonline.be /en/new/news/indexnew.html   (1561 words)

  
 History of the duchy of Bouillon
Bouillon is in Belgium, province of Luxembourg, close to the French border.
In fact, the present-day arms and flag of the province of Liége include a quarter with the arms of Bouillon.
But, at the Congress of Aachen where the four Allied Powers were assembled, it was decided that, since the question of sovereignty had been settled, the dispute bore only on private matters which were within the purview of the local courts.
www.heraldica.org /topics/france/bouillon.htm   (10124 words)

  
 Huy (Municipality, Province of Liège, Belgium)
Huy was then included as a "good city" in the principality-bishopric of Liege.
The flag is not recognized by the Heraldic Council of the French Community in Belgium.
Yellow and red are the traditional colours of Liege, which are also used on the municipal arms of Huy,
atlasgeo.span.ch /fotw/flags/be-wlghy.html   (1744 words)

  
 The Low Countries: 2.3.3 Province of Liège (1830/NOW)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The bisshopic, originally founded in Tongeren (in the present-day Belgian province of Limburg), and in the 4th century moved to Maastricht (nowadays in the Dutch province of Limburg), resided since the 8th century in Liège.
The episcopal bisshopic stayed out of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands, but became occupied by the French in 1794, and was annexed in 1801.
In 1815, it became Dutch territory, but since the revolution of 1830 it has been a Belgian province.
home.online.no /~vlaenen/low_countries/be-lg.htm   (237 words)

  
 Articles - Limburg (Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Another idiosyncrasy survives today: the head of the province, referred to as the "Queen's Commissioner" in other provinces, is addressed as "Governor" in Limburg.
The daily affairs of the province are taken care of by the Gedeputeerde Staten, which are also headed by the Queen's Commissioner (Governor); its members (gedeputeerden) can be compared with ministers.
The most important river is the Meuse, that passes through the entire length of the province from South to North.
www.gaple.com /articles/Limburg_(Netherlands)?mySession=65c22353dfe7f1be665c9dbd5a0f8adf   (1208 words)

  
 Province of Liege, Belgium Offers Incentives for Automotive Companies
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 3 -- The Province of Liege, Belgium has announced significant investment incentives for automotive companies, including an industrial park next to the famous Spa-Francorchamps Grand Prix track created exclusively for automotive engineering enterprises.
Jean-Paul Dispas, international relations counselor for Liege's economic development agency, will be at the University of Michigan's Automotive Briefing Seminars here on August 2-6 to present information about Liege's strategic advantages to the leaders of the global auto industry.
Liege is an especially strategic location for a distribution center, Mr.
www.theautochannel.com /news/press/date/19990803/press027668.html   (367 words)

  
 Voeren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Voeren (French: Fourons) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg.
Voeren has been a part of the province of Liège from the French occupation (1794) until 1963 when it was transferred to the province of Limburg, and thus became part of Flanders.
Voeren is economically dependent on the province of Liège so most people in Voeren got an education in Wallonia.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/V/Voeren.htm   (799 words)

  
 Liegeonline.com : Location & transport : Transport : Rail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taking advantage of this favourable situation, the province of Liege has built up a top-level transportation infrastructure incorporating the most advanced facilities for road, water, air and rail transports.
For goods transportation, the city of Liege is connected to the major European economic and industrial zones through the seven dedicated links of the Belgian Railways guaranteeing rapid and reliable transportation.
A large number of stations are also spread in the whole province.
www.liegeonline.com /en/lt-rail.html   (323 words)

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