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Bruges (Dutch: Brugge) is a city in the northwest of Belgium.

It is the capital and largest city of West Flanders. In 2007, 116,982 people lived there.

Bruges is at 51° 12 North, 03° 13 East.


It is a centre of tourism because of its historic medieval city centre. It is a center of commerce because of its port, Zeebrugge. The movie In Bruges with Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes was made there in 2008.

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