Jan 12, 2023 · Flanders, French Flandre, Flemish Vlaanderen, medieval principality in the southwest of the Low Countries, now included in the French département of Nord ( q.v. ), the Belgian provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders ( qq.v. ), and the Dutch province of Zeeland ( q.v. ).
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Jan 23, 2023 · The country has a total of 860 miles (1,385 km) of land boundaries with neighbours; it is bounded by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, and France to the south. Belgium also has some 40 miles (60 km) of shoreline on the North Sea. Britannica Quiz Name That World Flag! Relief, drainage, and soils
Jan 28, 2023 · Why is northern Belgium called Flanders and not say Brabant? The two Flemish provinces West and East Flanders only make up part of the region that is today, Flanders, while the Duchy of Brabant with the city of Brussels arguably historically played
Jan 19, 2023 · crossroads of Western Europe; most West European capitals are within 1,000 km of Brussels, the seat of both the EU and NATO People and Society Population 11,847,338 (2022 est.) country comparison to the world: 81 Nationality noun: Belgian (s) adjective: Belgian Ethnic groups
3 days ago · Belgium, [A] officially the Kingdom of Belgium, [B] is a country in Northwestern Europe. The country is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest.
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