Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°43′N 05°43′E / 50.717°N 5.717°ECoordinates: 50°43′N 05°43′E / 50.717°N 5.717°E|
|• Mayor||Jean Claude Dewez (MR)|
|• Governing party/ies||MR, PS|
|• Total||36.06 km2 (13.92 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
Dalhem is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On 1 January 2012 Dalhem had a total population of 6,996. The total area is 36.06 km² which gives a population density of 180 inhabitants per km². The name Dalhem is of Germanic origin and means "place of residence in the valley" (lit. dale home/dale ham).
The municipality of Dalhem consists of the village of Dalhem as well as the following locations: Saint-André, Berneau (German: Bernau), Bombaye (Dutch: Bolbeek), Feneur, Mortroux, Neufchâteau and Warsage (Dutch: Weerst). The current municipality was formed during the fusion of the Belgian municipalities in 1977. The Château de Wodémont is within the municipality.
- Albert Thys (1849-1915, in Dalhem), businessman
- Henri Francotte (1856-1918, in Dalhem), ancient historian, burgomaster of Dalhem
- Roger Claessen (1941–82, in Dalhem-Weerst), football player
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
- Media related to Dalhem at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website of the municipality (French)
- Dalhem in the Topographia Circuli Burgundici (Mathäus Merian) (Wikisource, German)