De Galerij van het Vlaamse Gewest

Fri. 08 Oct 2010. 5:00 pm

Now that you have learned a little about Wallonia it is time to visit the real Belgium here in The Gallery of the Flemish Region.

The Flemish Region comprises 5 provinces, each consisting of administrative arrondissements which in turn contain municipalities (in total 308 municipalities in Flanders).

 

Location of Flemish Region

Image via Wikipedia

 

Province Dutch name Administrative arrondissements Population
1 Antwerp Antwerpen Antwerpen, Mechelen, Turnhout 1,715,707
2 Limburg Limburg Hasselt, Maaseik, Tongeren 826,690
3 East Flanders Oost-Vlaanderen Aalst, Dendermonde, Eeklo, Gent, Oudenaarde, Sint-Niklaas 1,408,484
4 Flemish Brabant Vlaams-Brabant Halle-Vilvoorde, Leuven 1,060,232
5 West Flanders West-Vlaanderen Brugge, Diksmuide, Ieper, Kortrijk, Oostende, Roeselare, Tielt, Veurne 1,150,487

Language

The official language is Dutch, often colloquially referred to as Flemish. Dialects are West Flemish, East Flemish, Brabantian and Limburgish.

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