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City of Liège by the Ardennes, Belgium

50.6N 5.5E

February 17th, 2010 Category: Mountains

Belgium - January 3rd, 2010

Belgium - January 3rd, 2010

Liège, near the center of this orthorectified image, is a major city and municipality of Belgium located in the province of Liège, of which it is the administrative capital, in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium.

The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse River, near Belgium’s eastern borders with the Netherlands and Germany, where the Meuse meets the Ourthe. South of the city, part of the Ardennes, a region of extensive forests, rolling hills and old mountains, is visible. The Ardennes are formed on the Givetian (Devonian) Ardennes mountains, primarily in Belgium and Luxembourg, but stretching into France.

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