Metropolitan areas in Belgium

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National statistics differ between five Metropolitan areas in Belgium.[1] These five metropolitan areas (Dutch: Agglomeratie, French: Agglomération) are also covered by Eurostat statistics as separate Larger Urban Zones (LUZ).

Metropolitan areas[edit]

Rank metropolitan area region core city
population
metro
population
LUZ
population
LUZ
area
LUZ
pop. density
1 Brussels-Capital Region
Brussels
 Brussels 1,154,635 (2013) 1,789,447 (2006) 1,800,663 (2004)[2] 1,614 km² 1116 inhabitants/km²
2 Antwerp metropolitan area
Antwerp
 Flemish Region 507,911 (2013) 940,671 (2006) 915,258 (2004)[3] 941 km² 972 inhabitants/km²
3 Liège metropolitan area
Liège
 Wallonia 195,931 (2013) 633,934 (2006) 626,357 (2004)[4] 1,055 km² 594 inhabitants/km²
4 Ghent metropolitan area
Ghent
 Flemish Region 248,813 (2013) 416,493 (2006) 399,741 (2004)[5] 537 km² 744 inhabitants/km²
5 Charleroi metropolitan area
Charleroi
 Wallonia 203,753 (2013) 403,868 (2006) 386,060 (2004)[6] 615 km² 628 inhabitants/km²

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Belgische Stadsgewesten 2001, Sarah Luyten, Etienne Van Hecke, Instituut voor Sociale en Economische Geografie, K. U.Leuven
  2. ^ Urbanaudit.org
  3. ^ Urbanaudit.org
  4. ^ Urbanaudit.org
  5. ^ Urbanaudit.org
  6. ^ Urbanaudit.org

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