Namur  (French: Namur, Dutch: Namen, German: Namur, Picard: Nameur, Walloon: Nameur) is a province of Belgium on the border with France. It is one of the five provinces of Wallonia, the predominantly French-speaking southern region of Belgium.
|• Governor||Denis Mathen (MR)|
|• Total||3,675 km2 (1,419 sq mi)|
(1 January 2022)
|• Density||136/km2 (350/sq mi)|
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The origin of the province of Namur goes back to 1795, when the Austrian Netherlands and the Principality of Liège joint the French Republic; they were made part of the old department of Sambre-et-Meuse.
At the fall of the First French Empire, the department is dissolved and replaced by the Province of Namur, at the time of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. The province of Namur was one of the province created by the Constitution of 24 August 1815 of the Kingdom.
The total area of the province is 3,675 km2 (1,419 sq mi) with a population of about 499,000 in 2022. The highest point of the province is Croix-Scaille, with an altitude of 504 m (1,654 ft) ( ) above sea level.
Administrative division change
The province of Namur is divided into 3 arrondissements and a total of 38 municipalities.
Population by arrondissement change
Population x 1,000 (on 1 January since 1980).
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- "Bodembezetting volgens het Kadasterregister". statbel.fgov.be.
- "Structuur van de bevolking". statbel.fgov.be.
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- Official name is Province de Namur (French).
- Institut national de statistique - Direction générale Statistique et information économique