Arlon

Arlon (pronounced [aʁlɔ̃] (listen); Luxembourgish: Arel, pronounced [ˈaːʀəl] (listen); Dutch: Aarlen, pronounced [ˈaːrlə(n)] (listen); German: Arel; Walloon: Årlon; Latin: Orolaunum) is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in and capital of the province of Luxembourg in the Ardennes, Belgium. With a population of just over 28,000, it is the smallest provincial capital in Belgium. Arlon is also the capital of its cultural region: the Arelerland (Land of Arlon in Luxemburgish).

Arlon
Arel  (Luxembourgish)
Aarlen  (Dutch)
Arel  (German)
Arlon centre with bell tower of St. Martin's Church
Arlon
Location in Belgium
Location of Arlon in Luxembourg province
Coordinates: 49°41′N 05°49′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
Region Wallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementArlon
Government
  MayorVincent Magnus (cdH, ARLON 2030)
  Governing party/iesMR-ARLON 2030
Area
  Total118.64 km2 (45.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total29,733
  Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes
6700, 6704, 6706
Area codes063
Websitewww.arlon.be (in French)

The municipality consists of the following districts: Arlon, Autelbas, Barnich, Bonnert, Guirsch, Heinsch, and Toernich. Other population centers include:

  • Autelhaut
  • Clairefontaine
  • Fouches
  • Frassem
  • Freylange
  • Heckbous
  • Rosenberg
  • Sampont
  • Schoppach
  • Sesselich
  • Seymerich
  • Stehnen
  • Sterpenich
  • Stockem
  • Udange
  • Viville
  • Waltzing
  • Weyler
  • Wolberg

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