(and largest city)
|• Governor||Cathy Berx (CD&V)|
|• Total||2,876 km2 (1,110 sq mi)|
(1 January 2022)
|• Density||656/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
very high · 4th of 11
In 1815, during the creation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the territory became part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands as the province of Central Brabant, distinguishing it from North Brabant and South Brabant. In 1830, after Belgium's independence the province was renamed Antwerp (after its major city and capital).
The province has an area of 2,876 km2 (1,110 sq mi) with a population of about 1,887,000 in 2022.
The northernmost point of the province (and also of Belgium) is in Meersel-Dreef with the coordinates.
Its highest point is Beerzelberg, 51.6 m (169.3 ft) high, in the municipality of Putte, Mechelen district. The lowest point of the province with 4 m (13.1 ft) high, lies in the valley of the Grote Nete river near Lier.
Population by arrondissementEdit
Population x 1,000 (on 1 January since 1980).
|Province of Antwerp||1,533||1,574||1,597||1,644||1,745||1,867|
- "Bodembezetting volgens het Kadasterregister". statbel.fgov.be.
- "Structuur van de bevolking". statbel.fgov.be.
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Archived from the original on 2021-07-29.
- Official name is Provincie Antwerpen (Dutch).
- Institut national de statistique - Direction générale Statistique et information économique
- (in Dutch) Official website