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Provinces of Belgium

subdivision of Belgium

Provinces of the Flemish RegionEdit

Province Antwerp Limburg Flemish Brabant East Flanders West Flanders
Dutch name Antwerpen Limburg Vlaams Brabant Oost-Vlaanderen West-Vlaanderen
French name Anvers Limbourg Brabant flamand Flandre orientale Flandre occidentale
German name Antwerpen Limburg Flämisch-Brabant Ostflandern Westflandern
Location          
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HASC[1] BE.AN BE.LI BE.VB BE.OV BE.WV
FIPS[1] BE01 BE05 BE12 BE08 BE09
ISO 3166-2 VAN VLI VBR VOV VWV
Postal codes 2000-2999 3500-3999 1500-1999, 3000-3499 9000-9999 8000-8999
Area 2860 km²
21.15% of Flanders
9.38% of Belgium
2414 km²
17.85% of Flanders
7.92% of Belgium
2106 km²
15.57% of Flanders
6.91% of Belgium
2982.24 km²
22.12% of Flanders
9.81% of Belgium
3151 km²
23.30% of Flanders
10.33% of Belgium
Highest point Beerzelberg (55 m) Remersdaal (288 m) Walshoutem (137 m) Hottondberg (150 m)[2]
Pottelberg (157 m)[3]
Kemmelberg (156 m)
Subdivisions 3 Arrondissements
70 municipalities
 
3 Arrondissements
44 municipalities
 
2 Arrondissements
65 municipalities
 
6 Arrondissements
65 municipalities
 
8 Arrondissements
64 municipalities
 
Capital[1] Antwerpen Hasselt Leuven Gent Brugge
Population 1,682,683
28% of Flanders
805,786
13% of Flanders
1,037,786
17% of Flanders
1,389,199
23% of Flanders
1,130,040
19% of Flanders
Density 587 / km² 333 / km² 493 / km² 459 / km² 362 / km²
Governor Cathy Berx Herman Reynders Lode De Witte Jan Briers Carl Decaluwé
Government N-VA, CD&V, sp.a CD&V, sp.a-Groen, Open Vld CD&V, Open Vld, sp.a., Groen CD&V, Open Vld, sp.a CD&V, sp.a, Open Vld
Website Official page Official page Official page Official page Official page

Provinces of the Walloon RegionEdit

Province Hainaut Walloon Brabant Namur Liège Luxembourg
French name Hainaut Brabant wallon Namur Liège Luxembourg
German name Hennegau Wallonisch-Brabant Namur Lüttich Luxemburg
Dutch name Henegouwen Waals Brabant Namen Luik Luxemburg
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HASC[1] BE.HT BE.BW BE.NA BE.LG BE.LX
FIPS[1] BE03 BE10 BE07 BE04 BE06
Area 3800 km²
22.56% of Wallonia
12.44% of Belgium
1093 km²
6.49% of Wallonia
3.58% of Belgium
3664 km²
21.75% of Wallonia
11.99% of Belgium
3844 km²
22.82% of Wallonia
12.58% of Belgium
4443 km²
26.38% of Wallonia
14.54% of Belgium
Subdivisions 7 Arrondissements
69 municipalities
1 Arrondissement
27 municipalities
3 Arrondissements
38 municipalities
4 Arrondissements
84 municipalities
5 Arrondissements
44 municipalities
Capital[1] Mons Wavre Namur Liège Arlon
Population 1,309,880
37% of Wallonia
379,515
11% of Wallonia
472,281
13% of Wallonia
1,067,685
31% of Wallonia
269,023
8% of Wallonia
Density 345 / km² 347 / km² 129 / km² 277 / km² 60 / km²
Governor Tommy Leclercq Gilles Mahieu Denis Mathen Hervé Jamar Olivier Schmitz
Government PS, MR MR, PS MR, cdH PS, MR cdH, PS
Website Official page Official page Official page Official page Official page

3rd Province (Eupen-Sankt Vith)Edit

Because the German-speaking Community is found in the Province of Liège, people want a third province: the Province of Eupen-Sankt Vith, which would be made up of the 9 municipalities of the German-speaking Community.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Province of Belgium". statoids.com.
  2. "Hottondberg". peakbagger.com.
  3. "Oost-Vlaanderen". vakantielandbelgie.nl.

Other websitesEdit