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Federal Kingdom Belgium

Flemish Region and Community

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Flanders section

Present Description

Flanders is presently one of the federal states of Belgium, covering the northern part of the Kingdom and including the Belgian part of the historical County of Flanders, part of the Duchy of Brabant, part of the Prince-Bishopric of Liege and a little part of the Duchy of Limburg.

Its population amounts to about six million people, Dutch being their official language.

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Territorial Subdivisions

The Flemish Region is composed of 5 provinces
The Flemish Community is composed of the same provinces and the Region Brussels-Capital is included.

See also the territorial subdivision of Belgium.

Some historical subdivisions did bemlong to several administrative subdivisions. These pages are listed here for the Flemish part of Belgium.

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Short history with bibliography

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Migration / Emigration / Immigration

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Families and Family Histories

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