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  Antwerp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antwerp (Dutch name: Antwerpen; French name: Anvers) is a city and a municipality in Belgium, its chief centre of commerce and a strong fortified position; it is capital of Antwerp province, in Flanders, one of Belgium's three regions.
Antwerp was the headquarters of Edward III during his early negotiations with van Artevelde, and his son Lionel, earl of Cambridge, was born there in 1338.
The recognition of the independence of the United Provinces by the treaty of Munster in 1648 carried with it the death-blow to Antwerp's prosperity as a place of trade, for one of its clauses stipulated that the Scheldt should be closed to navigation.
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 Antwerp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Antwerp (Dutch: Antwerpen, French: Anvers, Spanish: Amberes) is a city and a municipality in the province of Antwerp (and its capital), in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Antwerp is one of the three primary centers of the global diamond industry (along with New York City's "diamond district", and South Africa).
Antwerp is also notable for its zoo, which is one of the oldest and most famous in the world.
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 Bambooweb: Antwerp (city)
Antwerp (Dutch: Antwerpen, French: Anvers) is a city and a municipality in the province of Antwerp (and its capital), in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Antwerp is one of the largest ports in the world, linked to the North Sea by the Schelde and the Westerschelde.
Antwerp is also notable for its zoo, which is one of the oldest and most famous zoos in the world.
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 Friends - The Gaymap - Antwerp, Belgium
Antwerp is connected to the industrial regions of south-east Belgium by the Albert Canal, which links it to Liège; the city also trades extensively with the Ruhr district in Germany.
Antwerp became a port of commercial importance in the 15th century, when the first European stock exchange was founded in the city, and it rapidly became one of the foremost trading and manufacturing centres in Europe.
In 1648 Antwerp suffered a further blow under the provisions of the treaty known as the Peace of Westphalia, which closed the Schelde River to navigation; it was re-opened by the French in 1795.
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 Belgium Guide - Province of Antwerp : Antwerp
In the 10th century, Antwerp became a margraviate (a border province) of the Holy Roman Empire, the Schedlt River marking the border with the County of Flanders, which then belonged to the Kingdom of France.
Antwerp's Grote Markt (town square) is a jewel of 16th century architecture.
Antwerp's zoological gardens is one of the oldest and most famous in the world, hosting more than 4000 animals.
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 Antwerp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Antwerp (Dutch languageDutch: ''Antwerpen'', French languageFrench: ''Anvers'') is a city and a municipality in the province of Antwerp (province)Antwerp (and its capital), in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Antwerp experienced three booms during its century, the first based on the pepper market, a second launched by American silver coming from Seville that came to an abrupt end with the bankruptcy of Spain in 1557, and a third boom, after the stabilizing Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis, 1559 that was based on industrial production of textiles.
Antwerp diamond dealers are planning to challenge De Beers' powerful grip on the global supply of the precious stones by lodging a complaint with EU regulators against the South African giant for anti-competitive practices, a trade association said.
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 Antwerp (province)
Antwerp is the northernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders.
It has a surface area of 2860 km² and is divided into three administrative districts (arrondissementen in Dutch) which contain 70 municipalities.
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 Antwerp - All Accommodations City & Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Crowne Plaza Antwerp is located at the Antwerp Ring road, in the middle of the 'green belt' and near the historical city centre.
Antwerp has everything to offer: the diamond districts, the Bird Market, the River Scheldt and the harbours, the terraces, the Antwerp Zoo, the museums and numerous possibilities for going out.
NH Docklands Antwerp Hotel is situated in between the historical part of the city centre and the famous harbour in Antwerp.
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 Guide to Antwerp - Museums
Antwerp is the city of Rubens, one of the most famous painters of Flanders.
The museum is placed in the "Zuid" (South) district of the city and is housed in a converted grain silo and adjoining warehouse.
Antwerp is also house to a number of other museums.
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 Detail - Prov. Antwerpen Detail
In 1997 the Province of Antwerp had a population of 1,636,700, with a total surface area of 2,867 square kilometres, which makes this province the second most populous region in the Rhine-Scheldt-Delta (571 inhabitants per square km).
The focus of economic activity in the Province of Antwerp is naturally around the port.
Antwerp’s central position is certainly one of the reasons for this fact.
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 AllRefer.com - Antwerp, city, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It is one of the busiest ports in Europe; a commercial, industrial, and financial center; and a rail junction.
The city is linked with industrial E Belgium (especially LiEge) by the Albert Canal and has a large transit trade to and from Germany (especially the Ruhr district).
The artistic fame of Antwerp dates from the rule (15th cent.) of Philip the Good of Burgundy, who founded an academy of painting.
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 Antwerp (Province, Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag of the Province of Antwerp was adopted by the Provincial Council on 18 October 1996 and approved by the Flemish Government on 7 January 1997.
This latter text was the legitimate basis of the decisions taken by the Permanent Deputation to correct the image (3 April 1980) and the description in Dutch (15 April 1982) of the shield.
In the case of the province of Antwerp, this is the title of margrave.
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 general info: province_of_antwerp
The province of Antwerp is situated in the North of Belgium and in the centre of Western Europe.
The participating parnters are the Province of Antwerp, the Flemish Organisation for Development and Technical Assistance, the Province of Shaanxi, the Xi’an Jiaotong University and the State Education Commission of China.
S.A.L.T.C. was established on the occasion of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Friendship Agreement between the Province of Shaanxi and the Province of Antwerp.
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 Province of Antwerp and RDA trade mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Province of Antwerp was represented by Ludo Helsen, Member of the Executive Council and Lydia De Ridder.
Later on the delegation of the Province of Antwerp travelled to the Ukraine to investigate opportunities of cooperation with the local provinces/regions.
The province of Antwerp is trying to establish a "link" to support Antwerp companies in their efforts to do close business with the Ukraine.
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 Antwerp --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The province of Antwerp was formerly part of the old duchy of Brabant and became part of the French province of Deux-Nèthes after the French occupation of 1795; its present boundaries were established…
The province of Antwerp was formerly part of the old duchy of Brabant and became part of the French province of Deux-Nèthes after the French occupation of 1795; its present...
Antwerp at first was only a fortress and market village on a sluggish...
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 Namur (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Namur (Dutch: Namen) is a province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the West) the Belgian provinces of Hainaut, Walloon Brabant, Liège and Luxembourg, and France.
It has a surface area of 3664 km² and is divided into three administrative districts (arrondissements in French) which contain 38 municipalities.
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 Your Right to Know Antwerp Campus
The province of Antwerp is part of Flanders, and the official language of Flanders is Dutch.
Antwerp Hall (located on 17 Rodestraat, B-2000 in Antwerp, Belgium) is under the jurisdiction of the Antwerp Police Department.
Likewise, the Antwerp Police and the Security Department of the University of Antwerp are asked to report pertinent statistics from the required geographical areas related to the Antwerp campus to James Madison University annually upon request.
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 Liège (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and the Belgian provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant, Flemish Brabant and Limburg.
It has a surface area of 3844 km² and is divided into four administrative districts (arrondissements in French) which contain 84 municipalities.
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 Antwerp (Municipality, Province of Antwerp, Belgium)
Antwerp is the capital city of the arrondissement of Antwerp and the province of Antwerp.
On 1 January 1983, the municipality of Antwerp incorporated the former municipalities of Berchem, Borgerhout, Deurne, Ekeren, Hoboken, Merksem and Wilrijk.
The municipal flag of Antwerp is made of three horizontal stripes red-white-red (1:3:1).
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 Antwerp [Province of] (Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag of the province of Antwerp was adopted by the provincial council on the 18th of October 1996 and approved by the Flemish Government on the 7th of January 1997.
The province had had an official flag, vertical yellow-red-white which was adopted...on the 26th of October 1928 by the Council of the Nobility (Raad van Adel).
In the case of the province of Antwerp, this ist he title of margraf.
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In Antwerp, this trend is reflected in the immigration of Moroccan and Turkish workers.
Alongside the Turkish population (11.7 % of the foreign population), it is a group representing perfectly the sixties and seventies 'gastarbeider'-type of immigration flow.
The new Antwerp’s integration policy The agreement between the parties composing the new local coalition ("bestuurakkoord") controlling the executive body of the city of Antwerp includes a chapter on social policy in which a section is vested to the issue of migrant’s integration.
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 Historically
Three years later, in 1913 on July 14th, the Provincial and Intercommunity society of the province of Antwerp(Pidpa) was established.Of the then communities 35 signed together with the province administration the memorandum of association.
A profound hydro-geological study of the subterranean of the province of Antwerp showed the northeastern part to contain sufficient water to satisfy the needs.
An agreement was made with the Antwerp waterworks for delivery of water in order not to waste time and to satisfy the needs of the city.
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 Search Results for "Antwerp"
Antwerp, province, Belgium, (an´twurp) (KEY), Flemish Antwerpen, Fr.
43,521), Antwerp prov., N Belgium, on the Albert Canal, an industrial suburb of Antwerp....
It is famous for its large colony of mentally disabled persons, who live with private families...
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 Detail - Prov. Antwerpen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Province of Antwerp is Belgium’s most northerly province, bounded by East Flanders to the west, Limburg to the east, Flemish Brabant to the south and the Dutch province of North Brabant to the north.
The province is situated mainly on the right bank side of the Scheldt River, which, by the time it reaches the City of Antwerp, the provincial capital, reaches a width of 500 metres.
The recreational highlights of the Province of Antwerp undoubtedly include the Antwerp Zoo and the Planckendael Animal Park near Mechelen, as well as the Bobbejaanland family amusement park at Lichtaart.
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 AllRefer.com - Antwerp, province, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Antwerp (the provincial capital) and Mechelen are the chief cities.
The province is largely a flat, cultivated plain, drained by the Scheldt River and its tributaries and served by the Albert Canal.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Antwerp, province, Belgium
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 Official website Tourism Antwerp: Museums in Antwerp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This museum was housed in a converted grain silo and adjoining warehouse in 1987.
For art and antiques lovers the Mayer van den Bergh Museum is the pearl in the crown of Antwerp museums.
This is the smallest of Antwerp's urban museums.
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 VirtualTourist.com - irisbe's Antwerp Travel Page
Antwerp is one of those cities that comes as a pleasant surprise to you.
Not yet fully known abroad and dwelling in the shadow of the more commercialised locations such as Brussels and Bruges, it is hardly mentioned in the travelbooks.
I have been going through a lot of Antwerp sites in VT already and I wonder what there is more to tell about this beautiful place then it has already been done so well by a lot of VT members.
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 Antwerp --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The largest Flemish-speaking city in Belgium and the capital of Antwerp province, Antwerp is one of Europe's busiest seaports.
Also known as a hub of the world's diamond trade, the city lies on both banks of the Schelde River, 55 miles (89 kilometers) from the North Sea.
Antwerp is called Antwerpen in Flemish and Anvers…
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 Antwerp (city) - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Picturesque architecture in Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Rouen, etc.,: Drawn from nature on stone by Thomas Shotter Boys, 1839": a re-issue of the complete...
New facilities, new energies; Antwerp shines for coffee day.
Battle for Antwerp: The liberation of the city and the opening of the Scheldt, 1944
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 Antwerp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Antwerp is the name of a city and a province in Belgium: Antwerp (city) Antwerp (province)Antwerp is also the name of a number of places in the United States: Antwerp, Ohio Antwerp Township, MichiganThis is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
Antwerp is the name of a city and a province in Belgium:
Antwerp is also the name of a number of places in the United States:
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