The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France, between 27 May and 4 June 1940. The operation was decided upon when lar…
Latitude and longitude of Veurne
Veurne (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvøːrnə] ; French: Furnes, pronounced: [fyʁn]) is a city and municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
Latitude: 51° 04' 23.38" N
Longitude: 2° 40' 4.91" E
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The Battle of Dunkirk was an important battle that took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany.
Westvleteren (Dutch: Brouwerij Westvleteren) is a brewery founded in 1838 at the Trappist Abbey of Saint Sixtus in Vleteren, Belgium, not far from the hop-producing town of Poperinge.
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 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.
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 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,…
Vladslo German war cemetery is about three kilometres north east of Vladslo, near Diksmuide, Belgium. Established during World War I, the cemetery holds 3,233 wartime burials. In 1956, burials from many smaller surrounding cemeteries were concentrat…
Plopsaland De Panne is a theme park located near the town of De Panne on the Belgian coast.
The IJzertoren (Dutch; Yser Towers) is a memorial along the Belgian Yser river in Diksmuide. It commemorates the Belgian, and particularly Flemish, soldiers killed on the Yser Front during World War I and is an important place within the Flemish Mov…
Oostduinkerke is a place in the Belgian province of West Flanders, where it is located on the southern west coast of Belgium, so that part of it is a seaside resort.
The Hippodrome Wellington (also Wellingtonrenbaan) is a horse racing track in Ostend in the Flemish Region of Belgium built in 1883, renovated in 2011 and named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
Adinkerke a small town in western Belgium close to the French border. It is a conurbation with the coastal town of De Panne which in turn is part of the west Belgian coastal conurbation. Adinkerke railway station is also the Western terminus of the …
Westvleteren is a village in the province of West Flanders, Belgium. It is a section of the municipality of Vleteren.
The Raid on Dunkirk of 7 July 1800 was an attack by a British Royal Navy force on the well defended French anchorage of Dunkirk in the English Channel during the French Revolutionary Wars. French naval forces had been blockaded in their harbours dur…
Leke is a town in Diksmuide, a part of Belgium in the province of West Flanders.
The 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24/25, 2001. The races were held at the Hippodrome Wellington in Oostende, Belgium.
The port of Ostend (Dutch: Oostende) is situated in Ostend, West Flanders (Belgium). The port is mainly known as a ferry port. Freight, and recently also passenger transport between Ostend and Ramsgate is provided by Transeuropa Ferries.