ARTISTIC CANAL CITY
Flemish-specking (Dutch dialect) Ghent was a rich and powerful city in the Middle Ages. Located in Flanders the northern region of Belgium, Ghent is more specifically the provincial capital of East Flanders. Today, this creative, tolerant canal city steeped in history is filled with a wealth of Gothic and Flemish architecture.
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All About Belgium
Discovering a City—Beyond Just a Hub in Belgium It wasn’t love-at-first-sight when we first arrived in Belgium, and particularly not with Brussels. But ultimately our affection for the city grew, as did our appreciation for this underrated, picturesque country. The city unveiled itself to us gradually. Our perspective of this place, whose allure we didn’t initially recognize,…
Finding Belgium on the Map Belgium is located in Northwestern Europe between the Netherlands and France along the North Sea. This small country is divided into 3 regions: Dutch-speaking (Flemish) Flanders to the North, French-speaking (Walloon) Wallonia to the South, and the centrally-located, bilingual Brussels-Capital Region. Flanders and Wallonia are then each divided into 5…