In 1790 the county of Flanders and a separate province called West Flanders, which constituted the territories given back by France to the Emperor, were two of the founding members of the United States of Belgium. Just like the other parts of the Austrian Netherlands, the county of Flanders declared its independence.
Beautiful map of Flanders circa 1715, extending from Brussels and Antwerp in the right margin, to Saint-Omer (present-day France) in the west. The map is colored to show regional borders of the time. Shows roads, rivers, and forests; towns and cities are extensively labeled.
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A Map of the County of Flanders. In English, one with outline colors and the other with areas colored. Shows the boundaries, roads, rivers, cities and terrain in Flanders, Belgium. Sold by John Senex at the Globe in London. Map of Flanders, Belgium. Contributor: L'isle, William De. Date: 1700
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The County of Flanders (Vlaanderen) by A. Ortelius 1612 Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) The maker of the 'first atlas,' the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), was born on 4 April 1527 into an old Antwerp family.