Büllingen town hall
|• Mayor||Friedhelm Wirtz (EG-EVG)|
|• Governing party/ies||EG-EVG|
|• Total||150.49 km2 (58.10 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||36/km2 (94/sq mi)|
Büllingen (French: Bullange) is a largely German-speaking municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Büllingen had a total population of 5,385. The total area is 150.49 km² which gives a population density of 36 inhabitants per km².
Since 1977 Büllingen consists of 27 villages:
- Büllingen, Honsfeld, Hünningen, Mürringen
- Rocherath, Krinkelt, Wirtzfeld
- Manderfeld, Afst, Allmuthen, Andlermühle, Berterath, Buchholz, Eimerscheid, Hasenvenn, Hergersberg, Holzheim, Hüllscheid, Igelmonder Hof, Igelmondermühle, Kehr, Krewinkel, Lanzerath, Losheimergraben, Medendorf, Merlscheid, Weckerath.
Its component village of Krewinkel includes the easternmost point in Belgium. The municipality also contains Rocherath, the highest village in Belgium, as well as the second highest point in Belgium, the Weißer Stein near Mürringen.
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In the period 1815-1919 it belonged first to the Kingdom of Prussia and later to the German Empire following the unification of Germany. In 1920 it was ceded to Belgium under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles as part of the Eupen-Malmedy (East Cantons) area.
Büllingen post-office opened in December 1863, in the Malmedy county (Kreis) of the Aachen district (Bezirk) in the Rheinland province.
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
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- Nachverwendete Altdeutschland-Stempel, Spezialkatalog und Handbuch, Peter Feuser, 1983 Stuttgart.
- Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.
- Les numéros postaux belges en vigueur à partir du 1/10/1990, La Poste.
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