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  Welcome to Flanders School
A National Blue Ribbon School, Flanders Elementary School is adjacent to the Central Office Building near the village of Flanders and serves the north end of East Lyme.
Flanders Elementary is also within walking distance of East Lyme High School and athletic complex.
While Flanders Elementary School emphasizes the basic academic skills, we also feature extensive and diverse enrichment programs and activities.
www.eastlymeschools.org /_Flanders   (137 words)

  
  Flanders - LoveToKnow 1911
East Flanders lies east and north-east of the western province, and extends northwards to the neighbourhood of Antwerp.
On the break-up of the Carolingian empire the river Scheldt was by the treaty of Verdun (843) made the line of division between the kingdom of East Francia (Austrasia) under the emperor Lothaire, and the kingdom of West Francia (Neustria) under Charles the Bald.
In his time the long contest between Flanders and Holland for the possession of the island of Zeeland was brought to an end by a treaty signed on the 6th of March 1323, by which West Zeeland was assigned to the count of Holland, the rest to the count of Flanders.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Flanders   (3125 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: East Flanders
Antwerp is the northernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium.
Aalst District: Aalst is a district in the province of East Flanders in Belgium.
Buggenhout is a municipality in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/East-Flanders   (1820 words)

  
 East Flanders - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
East Flanders, one of the ten provinces of Belgium, in the eastern half of the region of Flanders.
Bordering East Flanders on the north is the...
East Flanders (Oost-Vlaanderen in Dutch, Flandre orientale in French) is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
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 East - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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East Flanders, one of the ten provinces of Belgium, in the eastern half of the region of Flanders.
Bordering East Flanders on the north is the...
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 East Flanders - Encyclopedia.com
Keyware safeguards buildings for province of East Flanders using biometrics; System provides solution to growing problem of access control and time management.
Weather on the Flanders coast in early autumn is...
Flanders' field to trail home in her wake.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-EastFlan.html   (1131 words)

  
 Flanders
A flat open region that rises significantly inland with undulating sandy hillocks, Flanders is bordered by the North Sea to the North, by the Aa and Lys rivers to the West, by the mouths of the Escaut river to the East and finally, by the Scarpe to the North.
Towards the XXI century, the opening-up of Europe was an incessant reminder to the Flanders region of its former economic vocation, and the motorway, rail and river communication routes restored it to its original place at the heart of European trade.
Flanders is one of the regions in France to contain the highest number of chapels.
www.brasserie-st-sylvestre.com /Pages/anglais/hflandre.html   (887 words)

  
 Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Early Modern, the term Flanders was associated to the southern part of the Low Countries, the Southern Netherlands.
At this time, for most, the term Flanders is normally taken to refer to either the political, social, cultural and linguistic community (and the corresponding official institution, the Flemish Community), or the geographical area, one of the three regions in Belgium, namely the Flemish Region.
Flanders (and Belgium as a whole) saw some of the greatest losses of life of the First World War including the battles of Ypres and the Somme.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flanders   (2755 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Flanders
Flanders is an unpicturesque lowland, whose level is scarcely above that of the sea, which accounts for the fact that a great part of it was for a long time flooded at high water.
Flanders then received a French governor, but the tyranny of the French soon brought about an insurrection, in the course of which some 3000 French were slaughtered in Bruges, and at the call of the two patriots, de Coninck and Breydel, the whole country rose in arms.
Philip sent into Flanders a powerful army, which met with a crushing defeat at Courtrai (1302); after another battle, which remained undecided, the King of France resorted to diplomacy, but in vain, and peace was restored only in 1320, after Pope John XXII had induced the Flemings to accept it.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06094b.htm   (2230 words)

  
 NYSDEC Regulations 6 NYCRR Part 921 Peconic River - Flanders Bay Drainage Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders Bay east shall be considered as that body of tidal water, as shown on the reference map, exclusive of tribs.
Flanders Bay center shall be considered as that body of tidal water lying between a line from center of Reeves Creek to northwestern boundary of Reeves Bay and a line from west shore of Reeves Creek to southern point of Indian Island and continued to northwestern boundary of Reeves Bay.
Flanders Bay west shall be considered as that body of tidal water lying between line from southern point of Indian Island to northwestern boundary of Reeves Bay and line due south from mouth of Sawmill Creek.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/regs/part921.html   (2337 words)

  
 Genealogy "de Proost" in East- and West-Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The county of Flanders in the middle-ages and
Flanders was in the medieval era a county.
The counts of Flanders got gradually more succesfull in influencing the succession of this functions who were merely hereditary and sometimes concurrents to power in the beginning.
www.ping.be /~ldeprost/Flanders.htm   (2636 words)

  
 Flanders Mosses - Special Area of Conservation - SAC
Flanders consists of a cluster of separate bogs in the central belt of Scotland that are the remnants of one of the largest active raised bog complexes in Britain.
East Flanders Moss is the largest raised bog in the UK that is still in a predominantly near-natural state.
Flanders consists of a cluster of separate bogs in the central belt of Scotland that are the remnants of one of the largest 7110 Active raised bog complexes in Britain.
www.jncc.gov.uk /protectedsites/sacselection/sac.asp?EUCode=UK0012902   (611 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders (Vlaanderen in Dutch, Flandre or Flandres in French) is the name for the Dutch-speaking northern region of the federal state of Belgium, covering 13,522 km²; and containing nearly six million of the country's 10.3 million inhabitants.
In a stricter sense, it is also the name of two provinces in western Belgium, West Flanders and East Flanders, combined area 6149 km²; and population 2.5 million.
The ensemble of Dutch dialects spoken in Belgium is often referred to as Flemish (Vlaams), although Flemish proper is spoken by a minority (1,050,000 in West Flanders and 230,000 outside Belgium) and the standard language used elsewhere in Flanders is the same as in the Netherlands.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Flanders   (577 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Flanders (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It is divided among East Flanders and West Flanders provs., Belgium; Nord and Pas-de-Calais depts., France; and (to a small extent) Zeeland prov., the Netherlands.
Flanders varied considerably in size in the course of its history and at one time also included Artois and parts of Picardy.
In Belgian Flanders, Dutch is spoken by the majority of the inhabitants.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/F/FlanderBe.html   (216 words)

  
 Discover East Flanders, Leisure, Belgium, Expatica
Like most of Flanders, the region around these two rivers has been calmly rural over the centuries, but the second half of this 20th century saw the appearance of flourishing industrial zones, changing certain quiet towns to minor cities.
Once the seat of the court of the Count of Flanders in the thirteenth century and Estate Generals assemblies in the fifteenth century, it was the home of Dirk Martens, the inventor of typography and the heart of the emancipation movement of the textile workers led by the priest Father Daens.
A fortress town incorporated into the County of Flanders, it came regularly under attack over the ages and was almost totally destroyed by the invading Germans in 1914.
www.expatica.com /source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=51&story_id=381&name=Discover+East+Flanders   (1059 words)

  
 The Flemish Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders is an economic power boasting an exemplary communications structure: a network of modern motor ways and waterways, three important ports (Antwerp - the world's fourth port -, Zeebrugge and Ghent), two regional airports (Antwerp and Ostend), a modern railway network, all valuable assets.
The province of Antwerp is mainly characterized by its port complex and industrial areas, which represent a major source of employment and revenue for the province.
The economy of East Flanders is based on four sectors: textiles, metallurgical industry, chemical industry, and construction materials.
users.skynet.be /beatola/flanders.html   (302 words)

  
 Partnership with Gent University and the Province of East Flanders, Belgium
Partnership with Gent University and the Province of East Flanders, Belgium
Several CITAR staff members are involved in assisting Gent University and the Province of East Flanders, Belgium, in the development of case management services and an integrated system of care, both for persons experiencing substance abuse problems.
Representatives of Gent University and the Province of East Flanders have traveled to Wright State University, to observe case management practice in several CITAR projects.
www.med.wright.edu /citar/belgium.html   (278 words)

  
 Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders shares its capital with Belgium and Europe which means Brussels is part and parcel of the international political, economic and cultural stage.
The Flemish Community comprises the inhabitants of Flanders and the Dutch-speaking inhabitants of the bilingual region Brussels-Capital.
The Flemish Region consists of the provinces of West Flanders, East Flanders, Antwerp, Limburg and Flemish Brabant.
www.flanders.be /NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=MVG_FL/Template/MVG_FL_Html_Detail&cid=1061902912794&p=1053963211306   (352 words)

  
 East Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has an area of 2,991 km² which is divided into six administrative districts (arrondissementen in Dutch) containing 65 municipalities.
The flag has a fl lion with red tongue and claws, on a background of horizontal white and green stripes.
The flag of East-Flanders used to be the same as that of the Flanders region; a fl lion on a yellow background.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Flanders   (186 words)

  
 Stekene (Municipality, Province of East Flanders, Belgium)
In 1315, a canal was built between Ghent and Hulst by Count of Flanders Robrecht III van Bethune, which completely changed the village.
The castle located near the hamlet of Trompe was one of the several hunting castles of the Counts of Flanders.
According to the Gemeentewapens in België - Vlaanderen en Brussel, the flag was adopted by the Municipal Council on 7 March 1985, confirmed by the Executive of Flanders on 2 September 1985 and published in the Belgian official gazette on 8 June 1986.
flagspot.net /flags/be-vovst.html   (1222 words)

  
 Oudenaarde (Municipality, Province of East Flanders, Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The States of Flanders took place in Oudenaarde several times, and the Counts made of the city a strongthold against their southern neighbours and later against Ghent.
According to Gemeentewapens in België - Vlaanderen en Brussel, the flag was adopted by the Municipal Council on 29 June 1992, confirmed by the Executive of Flanders on 6 October 1992 and published in the Belgian official gazette on 21 June 1994.
The arms are a combination of the oldest arms of the Looz family and the lion of Flanders.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/be-vovou.html   (1052 words)

  
 East Flanders --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders was created in 1995 in the reorganization of Belgium's provincial administration along ethnic-linguistic lines.
It extends inland from the North Sea coast and is bounded by France on the west and south and by Hainaut, East Flanders, and The Netherlands on the east.
The capital of East Flanders province, Ghent lies at the meeting point of the Lys and Schelde rivers in Belgium.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9031763   (931 words)

  
 Welcome To Cave Direct   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Delirium, formerly known as Delirium Tremens, brewed by Huyghe-Van Melle in Melle, Province East Flanders, is a...
Floris Wit, brewed in the Huyghe - Van Melle brewery in Melle (near Ghent), Province East Flanders, is...
Fruli Strawberry is brewed for the Van Diest brewery in Melle, Province East Flanders.
www.cavedirect.co.uk /cat49_1.htm   (243 words)

  
 East Flemish - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: )
East Flemish is a group of dialects of the Dutch language, which is a Low Franconian language.
It is spoken in the province of East Flanders in Belgium, but also spoken in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen in the Netherlands.
This great variation is caused by the so-called 'Brabantic Expansion', the ever-increasing influence of Brabantic diphthongs, vocabulary and pronunciation that has been steadly changing the dialects of Flanders both east- and westward, and made the dialects of East Flanders different from those in West Flanders.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/East_Flemish   (304 words)

  
 De Liebaart - Before the battle
Courtrai was the gateway to Flanders for France, so it was of the utmost importance to fully control this town.
East- Flanders also sent 2.500 men, among which were 700 men from Ghent, led by John Borluut.
The French defenders of the royal castle point to a field east of town as a s uitable battlefield.
www.liebaart.org /voorde_e.htm   (703 words)

  
 Medieval AALST   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders will then be unified with the French duchy of Burgundy, for five generations of dukes.
It was at the border between the duchy of Brabant (in which it was founded) and the county of Flanders).
She had lived as a countess of Flanders in Flanders most of the time.
home.pi.be /~ldeprost/medieval_aalst.htm   (1865 words)

  
 Eupedia : Belgium Guide - Province of East Flanders
East Flanders is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Antwerp, Flemish Brabant, Hainaut and West Flanders.
It has a surface area of 2991 km², a population of 1,361,000 inhabitants, and is divided into six administrative districts (arrondissementen in Dutch) which contain 65 municipalities.
www.eupedia.com /belgium/east-flanders-province.shtml   (121 words)

  
 Wikinfo | East Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
East Flanders is a province of Flanders and of Belgium.
It has a surface area of 2991 km² and is divided into six administrative districts (arrondissementen in Dutch) which contain 65 municipalities.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=East_Flanders   (131 words)

  
 Flanders --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
), the Belgian provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders (qq.v.
A historic town in West Flanders Province, western Belgium, Ypres was a major trade and manufacturing center of medieval Flanders.
The medieval era is preserved in Brugge, the capital of West Flanders province in Belgium.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9034484   (685 words)

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