West Flanders

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West Flanders

(Placename) a province of W Belgium: the country's chief agricultural province. Capital: Bruges. Pop: 1 135 802 (2004 est). Area: 3132 sq km (1209 sq miles)
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West′ Flan′ders

a province in NW Belgium. 1,111,557; 1249 sq. mi. (3235 sq. km). Cap.: Bruges.
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Racing pigeon in Belgium fetches over 1 mn euro BRUSSELS, March 17 (KUNA) -- A Chinese buyer paid a record amount of 1.25 million euro (USD 1.4 million) for a racing pigeon called Armando at an auction in the West Flanders region of Belgium, local media reported Sunday.
WEST FLANDERS rivals Oostende and Zulte-Waregem have looked seriously leaky in the opening salvos of the First Division A, so expect goals when they clash tonight.
Drainage of the moss had been encouraged in the 18th century but large parts survived at West Flanders Moss and East Flanders Moss.
"Of the 11 downed U-Boats in Belgian waters, this one is the best preserved example," the province of West Flanders said.
ON July 31, 1917, the Third Battle of Ypres, also known as Passchendaele, began in the West Flanders region of northern Belgium.
Bacchus Kriekenbier, 5.8% ABV, 37.5cl bottle, available at Tesco Brewed by the Van Honsebrouck Brewery of Ingelmunster, West Flanders, Belgium, the bottles of this beer are easily noticeable as they are wrapped in tissue paper rather than labelled.
Thanks to the acquisition, Cofely Axima will strengthen its position in East and West Flanders where it has barely been active so far, the company said.
Six teachers were also aboard the coach which was travelling to Cologne in Germany when it crashed in Middelkerke, West Flanders, at about 9.45am local time.
The Belgian company Slabbinck seated in Bruges, capital of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, plans to invest 3 million euros in Macedonia.
The ceremony was held in the West Flanders which was the scene of major battles and where many Tunisian fighters who were part of the French army fell.
Head of the European Union Delegation in Uzbekistan Ambassador Yuri Stark met with representatives of the Belgian business community, led by Governor of West Flanders province Carl Decaluwe on September 26.

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