NAMUR , one of the nine provinces ofBelgium . It lies between Hainaut on the one side and Liege and Luxemburg on the other, and extends from Brabant up the Meuse valley to the French frontier .
See also:Area, 1414 sq. m.; pop . (1904) 357,759 . The
See also:north of the Meuse is very fertile, but the
See also:rest is covered with
See also:forest and is little suited for
See also:agriculture . There are a few iron and
See also:coal-mines between the Sambre and Meuse, and the quarries are of
See also:great importance .
See also:Arboriculture, and especially fruit-
See also:plantation, is on the increase . The province is divided into the three arrondissements of Namur,
See also:Dinant and
See also:Philippeville, and there are fifteen cantons for judicial purposes .
NAMUR (Flemish, Namen)
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