Namur (province)

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Namur
(French: Namur)
Province of Belgium
Flag of Namur
Flag
Coat of arms of Namur
Coat of arms
Location of Namur
Coordinates: 50°28′N 04°51′E / 50.467°N 4.850°E / 50.467; 4.850Coordinates: 50°28′N 04°51′E / 50.467°N 4.850°E / 50.467; 4.850
Country  Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Capital Namur
Government
 • Governor Denis Mathen
Area
 • Total 3,664 km2 (1,415 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 480,105
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Website Official site

Namur (Dutch: About this sound Namen , Walloon: Nameur) is a province of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium. It borders (clockwise from the West) on the Walloon provinces of Hainaut, Walloon Brabant, Liège and Luxembourg in Belgium, and on France. Its capital is the city of Namur.

Subdivisions[edit]

Municipal divisions of Namur (click on image for full legend).

It has an area of 3,664 square kilometres (1,415 sq mi) and is divided into three administrative districts (arrondissements in French) containing a total of 38 municipalities (communes in French).

Arrondissement of Dinant[edit]

Arrondissement of Namur[edit]

Arrondissement of Philippeville[edit]

List of Governors[edit]

  • 1830 - 1834: Goswin de Stassart (Liberal)
  • 1834 - 1840: Joseph Lebeau (Liberal)
  • 1840 - 1847: Edouard d'Huart (Liberal)
  • 1887 - 1848: Adolphe de Vrière (Liberal)
  • 1848 - 1851: François Pirson (Liberal)
  • 1853 - 1875: Charles de Baillet (Catholic Party)
  • 1876 - 1877: D. de Mevius
  • 1877 - 1881: Albert de Beauffort (Catholic Party)
  • 1881 - 1882: Léon Pety de Thozée (Liberal)
  • 1882 - 1884: Auguste Vergote
  • 1884 - 1914: Charles de Montpellier de Vedrin
  • 1919 - 1937: Pierre de Gaiffier d'Hestroy
  • 1937 - 1944: François Bovesse (Liberal)
  • 1945 - 1968: Robert Gruslin
  • 1968 - 1977: René Close (PS)
  • 1977 - 1980: Pierre Falize (PS)
  • 1980 - 1987: Emile Lacroix
  • 1987 - 1994: Emile Wauthy (PSC)
  • 1994 - 2007: Amand Dalem (PSC)
  • 2007–present: Denis Mathen (MR)

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