West Flanders (Dutch: West-Vlaanderen [ˌʋɛst ˈflaːndərə(n)]; West Flemish: West Vloandern; French: (Province de) Flandre-Occidentale; German: Westflandern) is the most western province of the Flemish Region, also named Flanders, in Belgium. It borde…
Latitude and longitude of Ostend
Ostend (Dutch: Oostende [oːstˈɛndə]; French: Ostende [ɔstɑ̃d]; German: Ostende [ʔɔstˈʔɛndə]) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders.
Latitude: 51° 12' 55.84" N
Longitude: 2° 55' 37.20" E
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Jan Breydel Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Sint-Andries, Bruges, Belgium. The city-owned stadium is the home stadium of two top-flight association football clubs, Club Brugge and Cercle Brugge. It is used mainly for football matches, which co…
The Church of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk) in Bruges, Belgium, dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries.
The Basilica of the Holy Blood (Dutch: Heilig-Bloedbasiliek, French: Basilique du Saint-Sang) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Bruges, Belgium. Originally built in the 12th century as the chapel of the residence of the Count of Flanders, the ch…
Zeebrugge (Dutch pronunciation: [zeːˈbrʏɣə], from: Brugge aan zee meaning "Bruges on Sea", French: Zeebruges) is a village on the coast of Belgium and a subdivision of Bruges, for which it is the modern port.
The barquentine Mercator was designed by the Antarctic explorer Adrien de Gerlache (1866–1934) as a training ship for the Belgian merchant fleet. She was named after Gerardus Mercator (1512–1594), Flemish cartographer.
The belfry of Bruges, or Belfort, is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Bruges, Belgium. One of the city's most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for…
Ostend-Bruges International Airport (in Dutch: Internationale Luchthaven Oostende-Brugge; commonly: Ostend Airport) is an international airport located in Ostend, Belgium, near the coast and about 25 km from the city centre of Bruges.
The Markt ("Market Square") of Bruges is located in the heart of the city and covers an area of about 1 hectare.
The Coast Tram (Dutch: Kusttram) is a public transport service connecting the cities and towns along the entire Belgian (West Flanders) coast, between De Panne near the French border and Knokke-Heist. At 68 km (42 miles) in length, it is the longest…
The port of Bruges-Zeebrugge (in short: Port of Zeebrugge) is a large container, bulk cargo, new vehicles and passenger ferry terminal port in the municipality of Bruges, Flanders, Belgium, handling over 50 million tonnes of cargo annually.
The Groeningemuseum is a municipal museum in Bruges, Belgium.
The Yser (Dutch: IJzer, French: Yser) is a river that rises in French Flanders (the north of France), enters the Belgian province of West Flanders and flows into the North Sea at the town of Nieuwpoort.
Station Brugge is the main railway station in Bruges, Flanders, Belgium. The station opened on 12 August 1838 on the Lines 50A, 51 and 66. The current building has been in use since 1939. The station is one of the busiest in Belgium.
The Battle of Nieuwpoort, between a Dutch army under Maurice of Nassau and Francis Vere and a Spanish army under Albert of Austria, took place on 2 July 1600 near the present-day Belgian city Nieuwpoort.
The Sint-Salvator Cathedral is the cathedral of Bruges, Flanders, in present-day Belgium.
The Siege of Ostend was a three-year siege of the city of Ostend (in present-day Belgium) during the Eighty Years' War and one of the longest in history. Described as a "long carnival of death", it is remembered as the bloodiest conflict of the war,…
Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk (Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul), the main church of Ostend, Belgium, is a Roman Catholic Neo-Gothic church. It is built on the ashes of a previous church that occupied the site. King Leopold II enthusiastically suppo…