In the name of the Belgian people, the National Congress decrees:
TITLE I. Territory and its Divisions
Belgium is divided into provinces. These provinces are: Antwerp, Brabant, East Flanders, West Flanders, Hainaut, Liege, Limbourg, Luxembourg, Namur, except the relations of Luxembourg with the German Confederation.
The territory may be divided by law into a greater number of provinces.
Subdivisions of the provinces can be established only by law.
The boundaries of the State, of the provinces and of the communes can only be changed or rectified by law.