Libin

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Libin
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
Libin
Libin
Location in Belgium
Location of Libin in Luxembourg province
Libin Luxembourg Belgium Map.png
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
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementNeufchâteau
Government
 • MayorHenri Guillaume (GDC)
 • Governing party/iesGDC, AVEC
Area
 • Total139.72 km2 (53.95 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total5,083
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Postal codes
6890
Area codes061
Websitewww.libin.be

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