Luxembourg ( Dutch and German: Luxemburg, Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerg, Walloon: Lussimbork) is the southernmost province of Belgium and Wallonia. With 4,443 km 2 (1,715 sq mi), it is the largest province of Belgium.
capital is Arlon, in the south-east of the province. It is called also as "Belgian Luxembourg" and should not be confused with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
It borders on (clockwise starting from the east) the
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, France, and the Belgian provinces of Namur and Liège.
The total area of the province is 4,443 km
2 (1,715 sq mi) but it has the smallest population (273,638) and density (61.6 inhabitants per km²) of all the Belgian provinces. It is also significantly larger and significantly less populous than the neighbouring  Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
natural regions in the province are the Belgian Lorraine in the south part, and the Ardennes in the centre and north part of the province.
With 652 m (2,139 ft), the
Baraque de Fraiture in the municipality of Vielsalm is the highest point of the province.
The main rivers in the province of Luxembourg are:
The province was separated from the neighbouring
Luxembourg by the Third Partition of Luxembourg in 1839, after the Belgian Revolution, and declared to remain a part of Belgium.
Most of the residents of Luxembourg speak
French, but there is a small Luxembourgish-speaking minority, in Arelerland, near the border with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
The province of Luxembourg is divided into 5
and a total of 44 municipalities. arrondissements
Map of the municipalities of Namur
(names are in the following table)
Provincial palace in Arlon.
: the southernmost town of Belgium.
Population on 1 January of each year.
Province of Luxembourg