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  County of Flanders - The Encyclopedia
The county of Flanders was formally established as a feudal fief in the year 862 by Charles the Bald, king of francia occidentalis.
The county of Flanders remained a fief of France for its western territories, and a lordship of the Holy Roman Empire for its eastern territories.
In 1526, Francis I of France ceded the county of Flanders to Charles V, of the Holy Roman Empire in the Treaty of Madrid.
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  US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
Flanders was one of the first continental European areas to undergo the Industrial Revolution, in the early 1800s.
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 Flanders - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Flanders
In the 12th century Bruges was the capital of the historic region of Flanders.
It was settled by Salian Franks as Roman allies 358, and in the 6th century, became a province of the Frankish kingdom.
Flanders underwent a decline under Austrian rule in the 17th to 19th centuries.
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 Flanders
Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen, French: Flandre or Flandres) is the northern part of Belgium, covering 13,522 km² and containing over six million of the country's 10.3 million inhabitants.
Ghent was the historic capital of the county of Flanders; Bruges was the dominant city in the Middle Ages (14th century).
Flanders is also used as a metonym for both the Flemish people, the Flemings, being the Dutch-speaking community in Belgium, and for the political institutions of Flanders.
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 Ghent - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
It is the capital and biggest city of the East Flanders Province.
The city started as a settlement at the confluence of the Rivers Scheldt and Lys and became in the Middle Ages one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe.
The city recovered in the 14th century, while Flanders was united with neighbouring provinces under the Dukes of Burgundy.
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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 now became part of the Kingdom of Belgium, which was recognised by the major European Powers on January 20, 1831.
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.
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 flanders - OneLook Dictionary Search
Flanders : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
FLANDERS : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
Phrases that include flanders: east flanders, west flanders, henry of flanders, flanders french, province of west flanders, more...
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Lille
The counts of Flanders, Boulogne, and Hainaut came together with England and the Holy Roman Empire of Germany and declared war on France and King Philippe Auguste, a war that ended with the French victory at Bouvines in 1214.
The county of Flanders fell to the Duchy of Burgundy next, after the 1369 marriage of Marguerite de Male, Countess of Flanders, and Philippe II le Hardi, Duke of Burgundy.
At the end of the reign of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, Spanish Flanders fell to his eldest son, and thus under the rule of Philip II of Spain, King of Spain.
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 Flanders (disambiguation)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flanders is the name of a region of Belgium and can also, as metonym meanings, refer to the inhabitants, i.e.
Flanders is the name of a number of places in the United States of America:
John Flanders is a pseudonym of the Belgian writer Jean Ray.
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 Flanders biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today, Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen, French: Flandre or Flandres) is European nation, the 'community of the Flemings', a group of over six million, living in the northern part of Belgium.
Ghent was the historic capital of the county of Flanders and Bruges the second city in the Middle Ages).
Flanders is divided into 5 provinces that form the Flemish region (as defined in the Belgian constitution) and Brussels where the Flemish speaking population has its own community institutions (alongside French-speaking one):
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since the country's federalisation there have been many governmental entities; apart from the Federal Government there is a subdivision according to language into Communities, with the French(-speaking) Community, the Flemish Community and the German-speaking Community, and another subdivision into Regions: the Walloon Region, the Flemish Region and the Brussels-Capital Region.
Belgium is divided into three communities, the Flemish community, the French-speaking community and the German-speaking community, and in three regions: Brussels (mainly Dutch- and French-speaking, with a population of 980,000), Flanders (mainly Dutch-speaking, with a population of 6,000,000), and Wallonia (mainly French-speaking, with a population of 3,360,000).
is composed of the 5 northern Dutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the 5 southern French-speaking provinces of Wallonia and the Capital Region of Brussels
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 Lille - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The counts of Flanders, Boulogne, and Hainaut came together with England and the Holy RomanEmpire of Germanyand declared war on France and King Philippe Auguste, a war thatended with the French victory at Bouvines in 1214.
The county of Flanders fell to the Duchy ofBurgundy next, after the 1369 marriage of Marguerite deMale, Countess of Flanders, and PhilippeII le Hardi, Duke of Burgundy.
At the end of the reign of theHolyRoman Emperor Charles V, Spanish Flanders fell to his eldest son,and thus under the rule of Philip II of Spain, King of Spain.The city remained under Spanish rule until the reign of Philip IV ofSpain.
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 Dutch language - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The dialects of Flanders and Brabant were the most influential around this time.
Standaardnederlands or Algemeen Nederlands ('Common Dutch', abbreviated to AN) is the standard language as taught in schools and used by authorities in the Netherlands, Flanders, Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles.
The phoneme /g/ was lost in favor of a (voiced) velar fricative /ɣ/, or a voiced palatal fricative (in the South: Flanders, Limburg).
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 Belgium - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Mainly two languages are spoken in Belgium: Dutch is spoken by the 6 million people in Flanders to the north, French by the 3.5 million Walloons in the south.
Other important younger parties are the Green parties and, especially in Flanders, the nationalist and far-right parties.
The overlapping boundaries of the Regions and Communities have created two notable peculiarities: the territory of the Brussels-Capital Region is included in both Flemish and French Communities, and the territory of the German-speaking Community lies wholly within the Walloon Region.
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 Wikipedia: Ghent
Ghent (Gent in Dutch, Gand in French) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, of which it is the capital.
The city centre lies at the confluence of Scheldt and Lys.
The city has an extensive harbour which is accessed by the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal, which ends at Terneuzen in the Westerschelde.
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 Bruges Encyclopedia Article @ ClearestDiamonds.com (Clearest Diamonds)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first fortifications were built after Ledegem's conquest of the Jan van Eyck in the July 11 to protect the coastal area against pirates.
In the West Flanders, French, duke of Burgundy set up court in Bruges, as well as Belfries of Belgium and France and 1302, attracting a number of artists, bankers, and other prominent personalities from all over Europe.
The sculpture Historic centre of Bruges becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which can be seen in the transept, is believed to be Brussels's only sculpture to have left Italy within his lifetime.
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 Flanders (disambiguation) Information
Flanders is a region and community in Belgium.
County of Flanders, a historical county of the Low Countries.
Laura Flanders is a journalist and daughter of Michael Flanders
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 Lille   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Count of Flanders controlled a number of old Roman cities (Boulogne, Arras, Cambrai) as well as some founded by the Carolingians (Valenciennes, Saint-Omer, Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp).
The region of Flanders thus extended to the left bank of the River Escaut, one of the most rich and prosperous regions of Europe.
In 1477, at the death of the last duke of Burgundy, Charles le Téméraire, Marie de Bourgogne married a Habsburg, Maximilian of Austria, who thus became Count of Flanders.
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 Belgium - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
It has two main languages: Dutch—often unofficially called Flemish—spoken in Flanders to the north; and French, spoken in Wallonia in the south.
Politics is strongly influenced by powerful lobby groups, such as trade unions, and business interests in the form of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium.
Belgium is composed of the five northern Dutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the five southern French-speaking provinces of Wallonia (the German-speaking Community is located in the province of Liège along the German border) and the bilingual Capital Region of Brussels.
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 Flanders - Toseeka Search Results
I wish to buy a flanders pup and would like to know if it is a good breed for a home with seniors and very young children..
The subnational state Flanders in the north of Belgium.
Although most Flemings identify themselves more with Flanders than with Belgium, the largest group defines itself as both Flemish and Belgian.A vague and more controversial designation for Flanders is those parts of Belgium where Dutch is spoken.
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 Flanders
In the Middle Ages, the term Flanders was applied to an area in western Europe, the
862, the County of Flanders was divided when its western districts fell under French rule in the late 12th century.
Flanders (and Belgium as a whole) saw some of the greatest losses of life of the First World War including the battles of
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