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History of Herstal, Liège in photos

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Geography: Herstal, formerly known as Heristal, or Héristal, is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Liège, Belgium. It lies along the Meuse river. Herstal is included in the "Greater Liège" agglomeration, which counts about 600,000 inhabitants.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Herstal, Liers, Milmort and Vottem.

A large armaments factory, the Fabrique Nationale or FN, and the biggest industrial zone of Wallonia (Haut-Sart) provide employment locally.

Date of foundation:

History:

Population: 39 958

Sights:

Herstal. Big Well Square, 1915
Big Well Square, 1915
Herstal. Canal Bridge and Wandre Bridge, 1912
Canal Bridge and Wandre Bridge, 1912
Herstal. Center School
Center School
Herstal. Center School
Center School
Herstal. Church of Our Lady on Licour Square
Church of Our Lady on Licour Square
Herstal. Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady
Herstal. Communal house, Emile Vandervelde Square
Communal house, Emile Vandervelde Square
Herstal. Communal house
Communal house
Herstal. Coronmeuse Square, Provincial School of Nursing
Coronmeuse Square, Provincial School of Nursing
Herstal. Drawbridge over the canal, 1904
Drawbridge over the canal, 1904
Herstal. Esperance Coal Mine
Esperance Coal Mine
Herstal. Exit of the personnel of the National Factory of War Weapons, 1916
Exit of the personnel of the National Factory of War Weapons, 1916
Herstal. Laixhaut Square and Saint-Rock Chapel
Laixhaut Square and Saint-Rock Chapel
Herstal. New Railway Bridge
New Railway Bridge
Herstal. Railway Station, platform
Railway Station, platform
Herstal. Railway Station
Railway Station
Herstal. Romanesque Chapel, Chapel Street, 1930
Romanesque Chapel, Chapel Street, 1930
Herstal. Saint Lambert Church and School, playground
Saint Lambert Church and School, playground
Herstal. Saint Lambert Church
Saint Lambert Church
Herstal. Second Bridge and Marexhe Street
Second Bridge and Marexhe Street
Herstal. Station Street
Station Street
Herstal. Technical School
Technical School
Herstal. Wandre Bridge
Wandre Bridge
Herstal. Willem Bridge across canal, 1913
Willem Bridge across canal, 1913



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