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  Namur (city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Namur, the Meuse, the Walloon parliament and the citadel.
Namur (Namen in Dutch) is the capital of the region of Wallonia in southern Belgium.
Namur was a major target of the German invasion of Belgium in 1914, which sought to use the Meuse valley as a route into France.
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 NAMUR - LoveToKnow Article on NAMUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NAMUR (Flemish, Nanien), a town of Belgium, capital of the province of Namur.
Namur is connected with the citadel by two bridges across the Sambre, and from the east side of the promontory there is a fine stone bridge to the suburb of Jambes.
In the feudal period Namur was always a place of some importance, and long formed a marquisate in the Courtenay family.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NA/NAMUR.htm   (763 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Namur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On 14 Sept., 1823, the Diocese of Namur was increased by the territory of Luxemburg, which had formerly belonged to the Diocese of Metz, and which, forming, under the First Empire, part of the Departments of the Forêts and the Ardennes, had been given, in 1815, to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
On 7 October, 1842, the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Namur was definitively restricted to the two Belgian Provinces of Namur and Luxemburg.
Dechamps, later Cardinal Archbishop of Mechlin, was Bishop of Namur from 1865 to 1867.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10679a.htm   (1309 words)

 First World War.com - Battles - The Siege of Namur, 1914
As at Liege, the city of Namur had been fortified between 1888 and 1892 under the direction of military engineer Brialmont with the construction of a ring of forts around the city.
In theory the capture of Namur ought to have been easier than at Liege: the garrison was low on morale, ammunition and, most critically, manpower.
Nevertheless, the garrison at Namur, held by the right wing of the Belgian army under 4th Division's Michel, intended to hold out until the arrival of French Fifth Army forces stationed across the River Sambre to the south-west.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/namur.htm   (411 words)

 AllRefer.com - Namur, province, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The chief cities are Namur (the capital) and Dinant.
The province is generally hilly; it is drained by the Meuse, Sambre, and Lesse rivers and is traversed in the south by the Ardennes.
The province, which is mainly French-speaking (see Walloons), includes the former county of Namur, part of the former prince-bishopric of LiEge, and part of Hainaut.
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 AllRefer.com - Namur, city, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Namur was a Merovingian fortress (first mentioned in the 7th cent.) and later (10th cent.) became the seat of a county.
The county fell to the counts of Flanders in 1262 and in 1421 was bought by Philip the Good of Burgundy.
Refortified in 1887, it served as a Belgian defense on the Meuse at the outset of World War I. Noteworthy are the Church of St. Loup (17th cent.) and St. Aubain Cathedral (18th cent.).
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 Namur --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Namur is one of the less densely populated provinces of Belgium.
A pre-Roman oppidum (fortified town), it was the seat of the counts of Namur from 908 until it passed to Burgundy in 1421.
Namur is dominated by its medieval citadel, which sits atop a rocky promontory between the two rivers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9054748?tocId=9054748   (740 words)

 History of Namur. Tourist information about the city of Namur, Namen in Belgium.
Namur was founded near the confluence of the rivers Meuse and Sambre.
During the Spanish period of the Low Countries (16th-17th century) Namur became seat of one of the new bishoprics that had to serve as catholic strongholds to dam the flood of Calvinist influences.
Namur always had a military function, and therefore the industrial revolution of the 19th century overlooked the city.
www.trabel.com /namur/namen-history.htm   (404 words)

 Belgium - Regions and Art Cities / Overview
n the Ardennes the three main cities are: Liege, the "Cite ardente", known for its irreverent citizens; Namur, the historic, strategic, fortified city on the Meuse river and Tournai, famous for a fabulous Romanesque/gothic cathedral, 18th century royal porcelain and XV and XVI century tapestry.
Vauban strengthened Namur so well that it was thought impregnable, but only three years later it was taken in less than a month by the forces of William of Orange.
Among the treasury's fine objects are many pieces manufactured in the early 13th century by Brother Hugo of Oignies, one of the greatest goldsmiths of the middle ages.
www.geographia.com /belgium/bxart03.htm   (1087 words)

 Belgium Guide - Province of Namur : Namur
Namur is often described by the Belgians as a bourgeois town, as opposed to the working classes of former coal mining areas like Charleroi or Liege, but also thanks to its scenic geographical location at the confluence of the Rivers Meuse and Sambre, and its beautiful 17th and 18th-century architecture.
The Royal Theatre of Namur is not very big, but it is quite attractive, and has been entirely renovated a few years ago.
Namur is at the junction of the North-South axis of the E411 and N4 motorways from Luxembourg to Brussels and the E42 from Lille (France) and Charleroi to Liege and Aachen (Germany).
www.eupedia.com /belgium/namur.shtml   (923 words)

 Namur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namur is the name of a city in Belgium, capital of Wallonia, as well as a province and a diocese named after it.
See also, the title, Marquis of Namur, where Namur refers to the province.
Another definition: NAMUR is a group of German companies which create end-user standards for instrumentation and electrical devices used in industrial plants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namur   (154 words)

 Namur - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Namur’s attorney general Cedric Visart de Bocarme and investigator Anne-Catherine Dube were among those present to watch Tuesday’s reconstruction by the...
Namur's attorney general, Cedric Visart de Bocarme, said no decision had been taken, but there was a possibility that a French jury and judge would deal with...
She was being held at Namur prison on three charges and was believed to have been part of a gang, which started the fire at Andage on November 3.
news.daylightonline.com /2003/Namur.html   (2845 words)

 NAMUR - benefits by process automation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NAMUR endeavors to achieve economically and technically outstanding working results.
NAMUR is committed to the principles of Responsible Care.
The results of NAMUR's work are published in a suitable form.
www.namur.de /en/563.php   (72 words)

 Namur, (Cities)
Namur is located at the confluence of the Sambre River and the Meuse River, both of which are major waterways, and thus has had a military significance in centuries past that guaranteed continual assault, from Roman times through the second World War.
Nevertheless, the city is large and important enough to offer the visitor a wealth of diversions, especially the [citadeln] and the numerous museums.
The city of Namur is the capital of Namur province.
www.ohwy.com /be/n/namur.htm   (126 words)

 Travel to Namur - Belgium - Europe - Culture - WorldTravelGate.net®
Although the foundation of the habitat around Namur goes back to Roman times, the monuments and buildings of the city are relatively young.
Because of its strategic position in the Meuse valley it served as a gateway to the Northern areas such as the county of Flanders (Gent, Bruges) and the Dukedom of Brabant (Brussels, Antwerp, Mechelen).
The Meat Hall, one of the most impressive monuments of Namur is situated directly on the bank of the river Sambre.
www.eurotravelling.net /belgium/namur/namur_culture.htm   (311 words)

Namur is a good place to use as a centre to visit the entire area.
For all their attempts to strengthen the Citadel, Namur fell in 1692 to the army of Louis XIV of France, following a month long siege by Vauban the military engineer and mind behind many of France's fortresses.
At Namur the superior German artillery continued to wreak havoc.
www.webmatters.net /belgium/ww1_namur.htm   (800 words)

 Namur Lives-sur-Meuse Belgium Hotel Lodgings Accommodations
Nearby Attractions: Namur is the capital of Namur province as well as the political capital of Wallonia (the French-speaking Southern part of Belgium).
Namur is located at the confluence of the Sambre River and the Meuse River (both major waterways), and thus has had a military significance in centuries past that guaranteed continual assault, from Roman times through the second World War.
General Information: The Best Western New Hotel de Lives in Namur, Belgium is on the banks of the river the Meuse within a calm and green landscape and offering the same comfort as a first class hotel.
www.lodgingsinternational.com /lodgings/014.htm   (317 words)

 Namur on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Stefan Everts, dimanche à Namur Le Belge Stefan Everts, vainqueur du Grand Prix de Belgique de motocross dimanche à Namur.
Un homme dépose des fleurs au cimetière de Namur à la mémoire d'Elisabeth Brichet, samedi La Belgique a rendu hommage same.
Photo non datée de Elisabeth Brichet, enlevée près de Namur (sud de la Belgique) le 20 décembre 1989 Francis Brichet, le p.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/Namur.asp   (844 words)

 Namur (|–– Retroforward Radio ––|)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 2001 Namur was signed to the independent label Crying Bob Records in Stockholm and in November of the same year they released the album "Cherub Dust", which was produced and engineered by Rolf Klinth.
Namur was recently nominated for best "postrock / electronica" band in Sweden (Manifest Awards - an alternative to the Swedish Grammy Awards) In the spring of 2004 Namur toured Germany under the Polar Zoo banner.
At the moment Namur is recording a third album which is planned to be released in 2006.
www.retroforwardradio.com /artists/6_8/namur.shtml   (415 words)

 FUNDP : BFGConf9 Namur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is located 70 km from Namur and connected by rail, via Brussels North Station.
Train from Brussels-North to Namur (platform 7): every half an hour (at the quarter to and the quarter past the hour) from 6h15 to 23h45.
Car : Namur is at the crossing of E42 (Aachen-Paris) and E411 (Brussels - Luxembourg) freeways.
www.fundp.ac.be /~bfgconf9/namur.html   (162 words)

 Antique Maps of Namur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An engraved map centred on the town of Namur, Includes Charleroi and Dinant.
The title appears across the top of the map whilst the explanation and key are shown on a large banner with garlands, putti and the English Royal Arms.
An engraved map centred on the town of Namur.
www.earlymaps.com /europe/nether/namur.htm   (422 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Institute of Notre-Dame de Namur
Later and permanent foundations were made in Belgium: Namur, 1807, which became the mother-house in 1809; Jumet, 1808; St. Hubert, 1809; Ghent, 1810; Zele, 1811; Gembloux and Andennes, 1813; Fleurus, 1814; and all arrangements for Liège and Dinant, though the communities took possession of these convents only after 1816.
Every year the sisters were asked for in some part of the country and the mother-house of Namur gave generously of subjects and funds until the convents in America were able to supply their own needs.
The union with Namur has been preserved, and a like union has even been maintained between all the houses of a province and its centre, the residence of the provincial superior.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11128b.htm   (2376 words)

 Saving for college tution cost calculator Notre Dame de Namur University saving plan fund money fre
Tuition costs at Notre Dame de Namur University, as with the price of college elsewhere, are likely to increase every year.
When you find out Notre Dame de Namur University 's cost of tuition you can determine if your current savings plan is adequate, or whether you need to start saving more for college, and maybe start thinking of financial aid, Stafford loans, 529 plans, Coverdell ESA and other tuition financing options.
Based on this example, the total projected Notre Dame de Namur University tuition payments are $157,414 over time, assuming a 5% annual increase.
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The purpose of the award is to draw attention to the need for a holistic approach in the use of information technology in which the social implications have been taken into account.
The Namur Award is a biennial award to be accorded for an outstanding contribution with international impact to the awareness of social implications of information technology.
The Namur Award may also be granted for a special action, accomplishment or achievement of any other kind within the scope of the Namur Award.
www.ifip.or.at /announce/Namur_award.htm   (1171 words)

 Namur.be, Exports are an integral part of everyday living
Of course, big names in the province, such as Materne, Glaverbel, Solvay, Glaceries Saint-Roch, Siemens or Kraft remain the driving force in the export trade.
Nonetheless, a recent survey showed that 86 % of exports, in the province of Namur, are due to SMEs employing less than 50 people.
The province of Namur is truly in the heart of a region for which exporting has become second nature for a long time.
www.namur.be /servlet/Visualisation_Projet?LANG=EN&ID_SERIE=71&ID_ARTICLE=85&ID_CATEGORIE=8&FORM=FICHE   (333 words)

 Namur Metro Station
Namur is a city in Belgium, the capital of the province of the same name and of the region of Wallonia.
This name applied to the westernmost section of modern Rue Jean-Talon, and was used as the planning name of this station even after the street was joined to the rest of Rue Jean-Talon and renamed accordingly.
To preserve the name of the metro station since no better name presented itself, nearby rue Arnoldi was renamed rue Namur in 1980.
www.stm.info /English/metro/a-m52.htm   (160 words)

 Roi Namur
Debris continued to fall for a considerable length of time which seemed unending to those in the area who were all unprotected from the huge chunks of concrete and steel thudding on the ground about them.
One of the most fabulous characters on Namur that day was Sergeant Frank A. Tucker who used "Kentucky windage" exclusively.
On both Roi and Namur, much of the reconstruction of the islands was done by Seabees.
www.fightingfourth.com /namur.htm   (5685 words)

 Tourist information about the city of Namur, Namen in Belgium.
Namur is the capital of Namur province as well as the political capital of Wallonia (the French-speaking Southern part of Belgium).
Namur is located at the confluence of the Sambre River and the Meuse River
Nevertheless, the city is large and important enough to offer the visitor a wealth of diversions.
www.trabel.com /namur/namen.htm   (384 words)

 VirtualTourist.com - eden_teuling's Namur Things to Do Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NAMUR has really done its utmost to make you have a most wonderful and pleasant stay there.....
Namur by water, Namur by air, Namur on land....
ANDENNE in the PAYS DE NAMUR is situated on the green banks of River Meuse, which makes it very attractive....where water is, whether it is sea, lake, ocean or a stream, we feel happy and immediately the child in us is reborn....
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 Namur Lake Lodge
NAMUR LAKE, a designated Trophy Lake located in the remote Birch Mountains of north-eastern Alberta provides anglers with some of the finest sport fishing in Canadian waters.
Karen and I had a perfect honeymoon at your fishing lodge and are already planning another in the near future.
Kevin Smith, Sacramento, CA - "Our stay at Namur Lake Lodge was an incredible experience, and when it came to leave, I know that all of us wanted to stay for a LOT longer time.
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