Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°39′E / 50.700°N 5.650°E / 50.700; 5.650Coordinates: 50°42′N 05°39′E / 50.700°N 5.650°E / 50.700; 5.650
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Liège
  Mayor Mauro Lenzini (PS)
  Governing party/ies PS, CDH
  Total 36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 24,772
  Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 4680-4684
Area codes 04
Website www.oupeye.be

Oupeye is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liege. On January 1, 2006, Oupeye had a total population of 23,581. The total area is 36.11 km² which gives a population density of 653 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Oupeye proper, Haccourt, Hermalle-sous-Argenteau (Hermal), Hermée, Heure-le-Romain (Romaans-Heur), Houtain-Saint-Siméon, and Vivegnis.


Chertal is a narrow isthmus approximately 1.5 km southeast of Oupeye bounded by the Albert Canal and Meuse. Since 1963 the land has been the site of a steel factory founded by Espérance-Longdoz (as of 2010 part of ArcelorMittal Liege).

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