Ans (Anse in
Walloon) is a small Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of
On January 1, 2006 Ans had a total
population of 27,322. The total area is 23.35 km¬≤ which gives a
inhabitants per km¬≤. Its postal code
- Alleur (Walloon: Aleur)
- Loncin (Walloon: Lonc√©n, other:
- Xhendremael (Walloon: Xhindm√•le,
||-190 or -0.68%
||-75 or -0.27%
Ans is also the finish location of the famous road bicycle race Li√®ge-Bastogne-Li√®ge
oldest of the classic cycle
held every April.
bounded with Li√®ge, Seraing, Herstal, Saint-Nicolas and Fl√©malle, the
agglomeration of Li√®ge with 600,000 people.
Since 1999, the twinnings with the Pays d'Ans
with P√©rigord. This association contains six municipalities
and all with the descendants of Ans: Badefols-d'Ans, La Boissi√®re-d'Ans, Chourgnac
d‚ÄôAns, Granges-d'Ans, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans and Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans.