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Antwerp Province

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Antwerp Province (Dutch: Provincie Antwerpen [ˈɑntʋɛrpə(n)] (Loudspeaker.svglisten), French: Province d'Anvers, German: Provinz Antwerpen), between 1815 and 1830 known as Central Brabant (Dutch: Midden-Brabant, French: Brabant-Central, German: Mittel-Brabant), is the northernmost province both of the Flemish Region, also called Flanders, and of Belgium. It borders on the North Brabant province of the Netherlands to the north and the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders. Its capital is Antwerp, which includes the Port of Antwerp, the second-largest seaport in Europe. It has an area of 2,876 km2 (1,110 sq mi), and with over 1.85 million inhabitants as of January 2019, is the country's most populous province. The province consists of three arrondissements: Antwerp, Mechelen and Turnhout. The eastern part of the province comprises the main part of the Campine region.

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Antwerp Province
(Dutch: Provincie Antwerpen)
Flag of Antwerp Province
Coat of arms of Antwerp Province
Location of Antwerp Province
Coordinates: 51°13′N 04°25′E
CountryFlag_of_Belgium_%28civil%29.svg Belgium
RegionFlag_of_Flanders.svg Flanders
(and largest city)
  GovernorCathy Berx (CD&V)
  Total2,876 km2 (1,110 sq mi)
 (1 January 2019 [2])
  Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeBE-VAN
HDI (2019)0.945[3]
very high · 4th of 11