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Namur (city)

NameNamur
PictureNamur JPG02.jpg
Picture-width260px
Picture-legendThe Sambre in Namur city centre
Map-legendCity location within arrondissement and province of Namur
ArmsCity_of_Namur.jpg
FlagFlag of Namur.svg
Region 
Community 
Province 
ArrondissementNamur
Nis92094
Pyramid-date01/01/2004
0-1920.21
20-6462.39
6517.41
Foreigners5.89
Foreigners-date01/07/2005
MayorJacques Etienne (CDH)
MajorityCDH-Ecolo-MR
Postal-codes5000-5101
Telephone-area081
Webwww.ville.namur.be
Lat Deg50
Lat Min28
Lon Deg04
Lon Min52

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Namur (-frnamyʁ, Dutch: , Nameur in Walloon) is a city and municipality in Wallonia, in southern Belgium. It is both the capital of the province of Namur and (since 1986) of Wallonia.

Namur stands at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers and straddles three different regions - Hesbaye to the north, Condroz to the south-east and Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse to the south-west. The language spoken is French.

The City of Namur includes the old communes of Beez, Belgrade, Saint-Servais, Saint-Marc, Bouge, Champion, Daussoulx, Flawinne, Malonne, Suarlée, Temploux, Vedrin, Boninne, Cognelée, Gelbressée, Marche-les-Dames, Dave, Jambes, Naninne, Wépion, Wierde, Erpent, Lives-sur-Meuse, and Loyers.


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