Place:Voeren, Limburg, Belgium


Located inLimburg, Belgium

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Voeren is a Flemish municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. Bordering the Netherlands to the north and the Walloon province of Liège to the south, it is geographically detached from the rest of Flanders. Voeren's name is derived from that of a small right-bank tributary of the Meuse, the Voer, which flows through the municipality.

The current municipality of Voeren was established by the municipal reform of 1977. On 1 January 2008, Voeren had a total population of 4,207. Its total area is 50.63 km², giving a population density of 83 people per km². About 25% of the population is made up of foreign nationals, most of whom have Dutch nationality.

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