Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°39′N 05°58′E / 50.650°N 5.967°E / 50.650; 5.967Coordinates: 50°39′N 05°58′E / 50.650°N 5.967°E / 50.650; 5.967
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Verviers
  Mayor Jean-Luc Nix
  Total 24.47 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 9,809
  Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 4840–4841
Area codes 087
Website www.welkenraedt.be

Welkenraedt (French pronunciation: [wɛlkɛnʁat]) is a Walloon municipality located in the province of Liège, Belgium. On January 1, 2006, Welkenraedt had a total population of 9,163. The total area is 24.47 km² which gives a population density of 374 inhabitants per km².

The town and former municipality of Henri-Chapelle is home to the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial which contains the graves of 7,992 members of the American military who died in World War II.

Twin towns

See also


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