Antwerp Province is a province of the Flemish Region, in the northernmost part of Belgium. It is composed of the arrondissements of Antwerp, Mechelen and Turnhout as well as a part of the Campine region to the eastern area.
The capital of the same name, Antwerp, is a magnificent port city, featuring a remarkable historic centre dating to the Middle Ages. Antwerp is considered the "world's leading diamond city" with Diamond District the hub of the diamond businesses. A boat tour around the Port of Antwerp, Europe’s second-largest seaport, is a must-do when visiting the city. Other historical cities to explore in the province include Mechelen, Herentals, Lier and Turnhout. The town of Boom is home to the famous annual musical festival "Tomorrowland".
Population: about 1.8 million inhabitants
Main attractions: Antwerp's Grand Place (Grote Markt), St. Paul's Church (Sint-Pauluskerk), Port Tour (Havenroute), Antwerp Zoo, Rubens House, Antwerp Central Station, cities of Mechelen, Herentals, Lier and Turnhout, Tomorrowland (Boom)
Other major cities: Geel, Mechelen, Turnhout
Nearest Airports: Antwerp International Airport (ANR - Internationale Luchthaven Antwerpen), Brussels Airport (BRU - Aéroport de Bruxelles-National, Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal)