The Battle of Fontenoy, 11 May 1745, was a major engagement of the War of the Austrian Succession, fought between the forces of the Pragmatic Allies – comprising mainly Dutch, British, and Hanoverian troops under the command of the Duke of Cumberlan…
Latitude and longitude of Avelgem
Avelgem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːvəlɣɛm]; West Flemish: Oavelgem) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Avelgem proper, Bossuit, Kerkhove, Outrijve and Waarmaarde.
Latitude: 50° 46' 34.25" N
Longitude: 3° 26' 42.07" E
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The Battle of the Golden Spurs (Dutch: Guldensporenslag, French: Bataille des éperons d'or), known also as the Battle of Courtrai, was a battle between the forces of the Kingdom of France and the County of Flanders fought near Kortrijk (Courtrai) in…
The 1989 Belgian MiG-23 crash involved the crash of an unmanned Soviet MiG-23M "Flogger-B" into a house in Kortrijk, Belgium, on 4 July 1989, killing an 18-year-old man.
Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War I cemetery on the southeast edge of the town of Waregem, Belgium. The memorial was designed by architect Paul Cret. This is the only American World War I cemetery in Belgium and 411 Americ…
The Cathedral of Our Lady (French: Notre-Dame de Tournai, Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Doornik) is Roman Catholic church, see of the Diocese of Tournai in Tournai, Belgium.
Vinkt is a small village in Belgium, with about 1,200 inhabitants, now part of the town of Deinze and situated 20 km southwest of Ghent.
The Town Hall (Dutch: Stadhuis ) of Oudenaarde, Belgium was built by architect Hendrik van Pede in 1526–1537 to replace the medieval Schepenhuis (Aldermen's House) that occupied the same site.
Regenboogstadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈreː.ʝə(n).boːçˌstaː.di.jɔn]) is a multi-use stadium in Waregem, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of S.V. Zulte-Waregem. The stadium holds 10,200. Regenboogstadi…
Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (IATA: KJK, ICAO: EBKT) is located in Belgium, partly in the town of Wevelgem and also in Bissegem, a part of the city of Kortrijk. It is mainly used as a business airport. One of the main users of this airpor…
The Flemish Ardennes is an informal name given to a hilly region in the south of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.
Stade Le Canonnier is a multi-use stadium in Mouscron, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz.
The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Tournai, Belgium, is an art museum.
The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Kulak (Catholic University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk), or KULAK is a University in the city of Kortrijk (Courtrai) and the only university in the Belgian province of West-Flanders. KULAK stands for “Katholieke Univ…
The Arrondissement of Kortrijk (Dutch: Arrondissement Kortrijk; French: Arrondissement de Courtrai) is one of the eight administrative arrondissements in the Province of West Flanders, Belgium.
Anvaing Castle (Château d'Anvaing) is a castle in the village of Anvaing in the municipality of Frasnes-lez-Anvaing, province of Hainaut, Belgium.
Kortrijk railway station is the main railway station in the Belgian city of Kortrijk and one of the busiest railway stations in Belgium. Its NMBS/SNCB internal code is LK.
The belfry (French: beffroi) of Tournai, Belgium, is a freestanding bell tower of medieval origin, 72 metres in height with a 256-step stairway.
Vichte is a village in the south of West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium. It has 4,345 inhabitants (2004). Small, densely populated village with an important textile industry. Famous for its 12th-century Roman church (now serving as a cultural centre) a…