municipality in the province of Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerpen is a city in Antwerp province in the north of Belgium. It is at 51° 12 North, 04° 24 East.[1] In French it is called Anvers, its English name commonly is Antwerp.

Antwerp seen across the Scheldt river
Antwerp Central Station
coat of arms

It is the capital of the province with the same name.

In 2007, 466,203 people lived there.[2] The city is divided in 9 zones, called districts:


  1. "Geografische coördinaten van de gemeenten (.xls) (dead link)". Archived from the original on 2004-07-23. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  2. "Werkelijke bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2007 / Population de droit par commune au 1 janvier 2007 (.xls) (dead link)". Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2008-07-15.