Place:Antwerpen, Belgium

Alt namesAntwerp
Antwerpensource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Antwerpen provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Anverssource: Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) "Antwerp" accessed 28 July 2003
Located inBelgium     ( - 1995)
Also located inVlaanderen, Belgium     (1995 - )
See alsoBrabant, BelgiumParent
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Antwerp (Dutch: ) is the northernmost province both of the Flemish Region, also called Flanders, and of Belgium. It borders on (clockwise from the North) North Brabant province of the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders. Its capital is Antwerp which comprises the Port of Antwerp. It has an area of 2867 km² and with nearly 1.7 million inhabitants it is the country's most populous province. The province consists of 3 Arrondissements, Antwerp, Mechelen and Turnhout. The eastern part of the province comprises the main part of the Campine region.

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