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Libin: the church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Libin: the church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Coat of arms of Libin
Coat of arms
Libin is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 49°59′N 05°15′E / 49.983°N 5.250°E / 49.983; 5.250Coordinates: 49°59′N 05°15′E / 49.983°N 5.250°E / 49.983; 5.250
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Luxembourg
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
 • Mayor Henri Guillaume (GDC)
 • Governing party/ies GDC, AVEC
 • Total 139.72 km2 (53.95 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 5,069
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Postal codes 6890
Area codes 061

Libin is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg. On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 139.72 km², had 4,655 inhabitants, giving a population density of 33.3 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Libin proper, Anloy, Ochamps, Redu, Smuid, Transinne, and Villance. Other population centers include: Glaireuse, Hamaide, Lesse, Libin-Bas, Libin-Haut, and Sèchery.

Redu is famous for its bookshops, and for hosting a large European Space Agency ground station. Also in the municipality is the Euro Space Center tourist attraction, close to Transinne.

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  • Media related to Libin at Wikimedia Commons