In the north, the province of Liège borders Belgian Limburg and Dutch Limburg, in the east the German states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, in the south the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Belgian province of Luxembourg, and in the west of the Belgian provinces Namur, Walloon Brabant and Flemish Brabant. In the far east, against the German border, are the East Cantons, a number of municipalities that form the German-speaking Community. The province is also known for the natural beauty and the tourist attraction of the Ardennes. Once it was an important mining area. The important rivers are the Meuse, the Vesdre, the Ourthe and the Amblève. In the Hoge Venen, the highest point in Belgium, at 694 meters, is the Signal of Botrange.