West Flanders

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West Flanders is one of the five provinces of Flanders in Belgium.


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The main language in West Flanders is Dutch using the West Flemish dialect. Most people are proficient in standard Dutch and many have a functional command of English and French.

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Get around[edit]

Coast Tram (Dutch: De Kusttram) is the longest tram line in the world with 69 stops over 67 km long track. It connects all Belgian seaside towns from De Panne near French Duinkerke to Knokke near Dutch border. During peak summer months a tram goes every 10 min from 08:00 till 21:00.


Menin Gate, Ypres
  • The Last Post at the Menin Gate (Menenpoort), Ypres is really worth seeing;
  • Lange Max Museum in Koekelare, where the remains of the big German cannon 'Lange Max' are located.





Stay safe[edit]

Ostend and Menen are the only cities where you need to be careful in some parts of the city.

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