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  Namur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namur (French, Dutch: Namen) in a Belgian context:
Namur is a province in Wallonia, Belgium, named after the provincial capital city.
Namur is a municipality and a city of Belgium, the capital of Wallonia as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namur   (153 words)

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 ForÍts 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.
In 1047, Albert II, Count of Namur, caused the erection, on the site of an ancient chapel, which an unauthenticated legend says was dedicated by Pope Cornlius in the third century, of a collegiate church, served by twelve canons, who had the right of administering justice within their lands.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/n/namur.html   (1294 words)

 Namur / Namen, Belgium
Namur (Flemish Namen) is situated at the confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse and is the ideal base for visiting the picturesque Upper Meuse Valley.
This was seized by Burgundy in 1421 and in 1559 was raised to the status of a bishopric.
In 1746 the French were once again in Namur but were driven out two years later by the Austrians, who for their part had to withdraw in 1792 in the face of the French revolutionaries who won back the city in the same year and two years later surrendered it to the Austrians.
www.planetware.com /belgium/namur-namen-b-nm-nn.htm   (438 words)

 Namur (Province, Belgium)
The colours are derived from the arms of the province and the city.
ACCORDING to the proposal by the permanent Deputation for the adoption of the official flag of the Province of Namur and the description of its blazon;
The flag of the Province of Namur is made of fl and red colours, placed parallel to the hoist, fl at hoist.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/be-wna.html   (369 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   (1070 words)

 Namur (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namur (Dutch: Namen) is a province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the West) the Belgian provinces of Hainaut, Walloon Brabant, Liège and Luxembourg, and France.
It has an area of 3,664 km² and is divided into three administrative districts (arrondissements in French) containing 38 municipalities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namur_(province)   (104 words)

 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.).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/Namur.html   (310 words)

 Tourist information about the city of Namur, Namen in Belgium.
Namur is also a rich repository of Mosan artwork, most notably the Treasury of the Priory of Oignies.
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
www.trabel.com /namur/namen.htm   (384 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.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/Namurprov.html   (228 words)

 Sambreville (Municipality, Province of Namur, Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Emile Lacroix was appointed Governor of the Province of Namur in 1980 and retired from political life in 1987.
The domain of Les Alloux depended on Namur; it belonged to the monastery of Fosses until the Xth century, to the Waha family in 1628 and from 1711 onwards to the priory of Oignies.
In 1627, Philip IV of Namur ceded the domain of Velaine and Boignée to Charles d'Argenteau, lord of Ligny, Tongrinne and Keumiée.
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 Namur (Namen) Belgium Tourist, Travel and Hotels guide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Namur (Namen in Dutch) is the capital of the region of Wallonia in southern Belgium.
Namur occupies a total area of 175.69 km² which gives a population density of 607.69 inhabitants per km².
The municipality of Namur straddles three different regions - Hesbaye to the north, Condroz to the south-east and Entre Sambre et Meuse to the south-west.
www.hotelsnamur.com   (329 words)

 The Low Countries: 2.3.5 Province of Namur (1830/NOW)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Old Ages, the Aduatics lived in the area of the province of Namur, which were submitted to the Roman yoke by Julius Cæsar.
The county wasn't as large as the present-day province, because parts of the Condroz and Between-Sambre-and-Meuse belonged to the episcopal principality of Liè.
It was sold to Flanders in 1263, and in 1421, John III of Namur sold his land to Philip of Bourgondy.
home.online.no /~vlaenen/low_countries/be-nm.htm   (165 words)

 province Regions (Belgium)
Antwerpen english/french/nederlands - The province of Antwerp is situated in the North of Belgium and in the centre of Western Europe.
Namur nederlands/english/french - Only a short distance from Brussels, Namur, the capital of Wallonia, attracts the tourist and entices the businessman.
Province de Namur french - Située au carrefour de l'Europe occidentale, la Province de Namur occupe une position géographique privilégiée qui a marqué sa destinée, tout au long de son histoire plus de deux fois millénaire.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/eur/belgium/regions.htm   (417 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).
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.
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.
www.lodgingsinternational.com /lodgings/014.htm   (317 words)

 Encyclopédie :: encyclopedia : Province de Namur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Province belge de 3 666 km², 456 000 habitants, située en Wallonie.
Son chef-lieu est Namur, capitale de la Wallonie.
La province est divisée en trois arrondissements (Namur, Philippeville et Dinant) et en 38 communes.
www.encyclopedie.cc /Province_de_Namur   (102 words)

 Namur Train Tickets, Rail Pass & Fares Online - Namur Train
Namur point-to-point rail tickets are a good way to stretch the time on a rail pass or as an alternative if your travel needs are limited.
They are especially convenient for shorter distance trips to Namur and can save you money when used in conjunction with a rail pass purchase.
Namur, Belgium - Namur is the capital of Namur province as well as the political capital of Wallonia (the French-speaking Southern part of Belgium).
www.railrocket.com /destination/countries/belgium/namur_train_tickets.html   (343 words)

 SLIM Namur - Périclès
In fact, Namur is a medium city (115.000 inhabitants) mostly dominated by service industries and ICT seem important, if not indispensable, to improve the economic activity and dynamism of the region.
It has a kind of monopoly in that field, mainly in the Province of Namur and, since recently, is not really used to the requirements of the private competition.
At the economic level and due to the nature of the economic activities in Namur, he wrote that the demand for operational ICT infrastructure is not very high and that only the administrative activity of the City, also as the capital of the Walloon Region, could lead to an increase demand for ICT infrastructure.
www.rcss.ed.ac.uk /SLIM/private/I-studies/NAMUR.html   (6404 words)

 My Family
Children were: Frederic Namur LIEGE -Bishop, Albert de Jaffa NAMUR -Count, Godfrey NAMUR -Count, Adelaide DE NAMUR.
Children were: Henry I NAMUR -Count, Clemence DE NAMUR, Beatrix DE NAMUR, Albert DE NAMUR, Alice DE NAMUR.
Parents: Count Berenger NAMUR and N.N. He was married to Ermengarde LORRAINE.
gordonrosalynd.tripod.com /green/d206.htm   (616 words)

 Car Rental Namur with Auto Europe
With a car rental in Namur, Belgium, capital of the Namur province and of Wallonia, the French-speaking side of Belgium, and all of the Low Countries and beyond are yours to explore!
Namur's history can be traced back to Roman times, but because of its position at the confluence of the rivers Meuse and Sambre, it cannot claim to be an intact ancient city like other Belgian towns, as it was constantly invaded.
Some monuments that did manage to escape the systematic destruction of the town are the magnificent Meat Hall, built in the 16th century, and the St. James Tower and belfry dating from the 14th century, both of which are definitely worth checking out.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Namur-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (429 words)

 Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have served in the Archdiocese of Baltimore since 1912.
This year the three Maryland provinces (Chesapeake province, Maryland province and Base Communities) will kick off a year of celebrating their 200th anniversary with a Mass Feb. 1 at 3 p.m.
Sister Rosalie Murphy, S.N.D., of the Chesapeake province became the first director of the Diocesan Office of Collegial Services in the archdiocese and was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal in 1990.
www.sndden.org /aboutus/jubilee/balt.html   (740 words)

 Namur Hotels
The greatest monument of Namur is the Citadel, which served as a strategic bastion in times of battles.
Hotel is Located in Namur City Center in the Heart of the Capital of Wallonia On the Meuse Border On the Gates of the Ardennes......
Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, Eivissa or Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands...
www.travel-destination.net /countryinformation/continent/128/country/7   (349 words)

 Back in Belgium
Marriage: 14 Jun 1848, Ernage, province of Namur, Belgium
During this month of July, they came a fifth time from Wisconsin to rediscover their relatives and friends in Namur and Brabant, as was the case for the family Charpentier-Dhuy.
These four persons and their children are staying for five days in July with friends in the province of Namur.
www.fortunecity.com /millenium/byker/116/Back_in_Belgium.html   (1392 words)

 Triangular UFOs over Belgium (1989-1991), a short analysis - UFO Evidence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
November 28th 1989 : 3 sightings in the province of Liege, and one in Perwez-en-Condroz (province of Namur)
On March 12th 1991 some 20 sightings are noted, spread over a wide area, including the province of Antwerp (Geel and Olen at 9.45 pm) and several of the provinces where sightings took place before.
My satisfaction at being able to dismiss the subject didn't last long: when I was confronted with the various witnesses on a press conference by Sobeps on December 18th 1989, their descriptions made firewood of my hypothesis.
www.ufoevidence.org /documents/doc497.htm   (4733 words)

 All Namur Province hotels
Located at the summit of the citadel, surrounded by a park, the Château de Namur, a 4 star hotel, offers 29 rooms with all comforts and a gastronomic restaurant.
Housed in a 19th century building, which has maintained its original charm and character through complete renovations, this old manor house sits in a calm and green landscape on the banks of the Meuse.
A hotel for business or leisure stays situated in the centre of Namur, the capital of Wallonia, on the shore of the Meuse river.
www.openroads.com /?id=933   (414 words)

 31st Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Godfrey de Namur, Count of Namur was born 1067 in Namur, Namur province, Belgium and married circa 1087.
Godfrey de Namur, Count of Namur is printed above.
Ermesinde Gräfin de Luxembourg, Countess of Dagsburg and Heiress of Luxemburg and Longwy was born circa 1084 in Trier Regierungsbezirk, western Rhineland-Palatinate Land, Germany.
www.boazfamilytree.com /gneville/aqwg31.htm   (4205 words)

 Tourism in the Province of Namur. Ardennes, Wallonia, Belgium
photographic approach: exhibition of old photos of villages of the Namur Province, in the summertime at the Foyer of the "Maison de la Culture de Namur"; workshops in collaboration with the Namur Photo Archives
Rops Museum : "Félicien Rops au coeur de Namur" (the artist Félicien Rops in the heart of Namur), from October until December 2006, exhibition about the artist and his connections with the city where he was born, about the artists he met there, his creations, documents and works illustrating life at Namur
www.ftpn.be /xml/fiche_fede_en.html?IDD=35099&PROV=AC   (495 words)

Namur selon les Namurois + Namur selon les non-Namurois + Stratégie de villes.
Tableau de bord comparatif de la Province de Namur et de la Région Wallonne.
CDN and BEP (Economic Bureau of the Namur Province), Namur, 1992
www.new.be /new.taf?IdNav=9&IdLang=UK   (379 words)

 Off the Beaten Path - Namur Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Go in the COUNTRYSIDE at the discovery of the most interesting farms of this area, they are mainly classified by the ministry of Monuments for their architectural wealth (Fermes en carré).
taken from the citadel of Namur, very good panoramic view of the city and the other way of the river...
The Meuse is one of the two rivers that are going through Namur.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Belgium/Province_de_Namur/Namur-350947/Off_the_Beaten_Path-Namur-BR-1.html   (470 words)

 Eupedia : Belgium Guide - Province of Namur
It has a surface area of 3664 km², a population of 444,000, and is divided into three administrative districts (arrondissements in French) which contain 38 municipalities.
List of restaurants in the province of Namur
List of castles in the province of Namur
www.eupedia.com /belgium/namur-province.shtml   (111 words)

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