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    • What is the meaning of the word Flanders in Belgium?

      • In Belgium. The term "Flanders" has several main modern meanings: The "Flemish community" or "Flemish nation", i.e. the social, cultural and linguistic, scientific and educational, economical and political community of the Flemings. It comprises 6.5 million Belgians (60%) who consider Dutch to be their mother tongue.
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    Flanders was one of the first continental European areas to undergo the Industrial Revolution, in the 19th century. Initially, the modernization relied heavily on food processing and textile. However, by the 1840s the textile industry of Flanders was in severe crisis and there was famine in Flanders (1846–50).

    • 13,625 km² (5,261 sq mi)
    • 28,715
    • 862–1795
    • Belgium
  2. The history of Newcastle upon Tyne dates back almost 2,000 years, during which it has been controlled by the Romans, the Angles and the Norsemen amongst others. Originally known by its Roman name Pons Aelius, the name "Newcastle" has been used since the Norman conquest of England.

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  4. Aug 12, 2019 · Abstract. The ‘county community’ is something of a hot potato amongst late medieval political historians. Since the publication of an influential article by Christine Carpenter in 1994, in which she condemned the county community as anachronistic and conceptually flawed, research on the political structures of late medieval England has mostly avoided the term and the idea.

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    • 2019
  5. In Commission parlance, the specially overprinted maps (Nos. 52,53 and 54; scale 1:200,000) of Flanders and northern France, showing the location of the bigger memorials, cemeteries and plots. They are published by the Commission in conjunction with Michelin.

  6. In 1980, when regional governments were created in Flanders and Wallonia (followed in 1988 with regional government for Brussels), the French and German Cultural Councils became Community Councils, but in Flanders the new Flemish Council (Vlaams Raad) united, in one body, responsibility for the Flanders Region and for the Dutch Community. The ...

  7. His rather precarious conquest of the county of Maine, his long quarrels 11Ihhhjams, with Philip I. of France, who suborned against him his undutiful and rebellious eldest son Robert, his negotiation with Flanders and Germany, deserve no more than a mention.

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