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Dalhem is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On 1 January 2012 Dalhem had a total population of 6,996. The total area is 36.06 km² which gives a population density of 180 inhabitants per km². The name Dalhem is of Germanic origin and means "place of residence in the valley" (lit. dale home/dale ham).

The municipality of Dalhem consists of the village of Dalhem as well as the following locations: Saint André, Berneau (German: Bernau), Bombaye (Dutch: Bolbeek), Feneur, Mortroux, Neufchâteau and Warsage (Dutch: Weerst). The current municipality was formed during the fusion of the Belgian municipalities in 1977. The Château de Wodémont is within the municipality.


Rugby Union team Coq Mosan play in the village of Berneau in the municipality.

Notable persons

  • Albert Thys (1849 – 1915, in Dalhem), businessman
  • Henri Francotte (1856 – 1918, in Dalhem), ancient historian, burgomaster of Dalhem
  • Roger Claessen (1941 – 1982, in Dalhem-Weerst), football player

See also


External links

  • Media related to Category: at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website of the municipality (French)
  • Dalhem in the Topographia Circuli Burgundici (Mathäus Merian) (Wikisource, German)
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