|Province of Belgium|
Arlon centre with bell tower of St. Martin's Church
|Highest point||Baraque de Fraiture|
|- location||Vielsalm, Bastogne, Luxembourg|
|- elevation||652 m (2,139 ft)|
|Area||4,443 km² (1,715 sq mi)|
|Population||280,327 (1 January 2016) |
|Density||63 /km² (163 /sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Website: Official site|
Luxembourg (Dutch and German: Luxemburg, Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerg, Walloon: Lussimbork) is the southernmost province of Belgium and Wallonia. With 4,443 km2 (1,715 sq mi), it is the largest province of Belgium.
Geography[change | change source]
The total area of the province is 4,443 km2 (1,715 sq mi) but it has the smallest population (280,327) and density (63.1 inhabitants per km²) of all the Belgian provinces. It is also significantly larger and significantly less populous than the neighbouring Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
The main rivers in the province of Luxembourg are:
- Semois, a right tributary of the Meuse river and that flows from east to west in the south of the province;
- Sauer (German, Luxembourgish) or Sûre (French), a left tributary of the Moselle river;
- Lesse, another right tributary of the Meuse river;
- Ourthe, another right tributary of the Meuse river.
History[change | change source]
Administrative division[change | change source]
The province of Luxembourg is divided into 5 arrondissements and a total of 44 municipalities.
Population by arrondissement[change | change source]
Population on 1 January of each year.
|Province of Luxembourg||261,178||264,084||266,950||269,023||271,352||273,638|
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Luxembourg (province).|
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide about: Province of Luxembourg|