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Flemish Region
Vlaams Gewest
Region of Belgium
Flag of Flemish Region
Flag
Anthem: De Vlaamse Leeuw
Country Belgium
Area
 • Total 13,522 km2 (5,221 sq mi)
Demographics
 • Languages Dutch
ISO 3166 code BE-VLG
Celebration Day July 11
Website www.flanders.be
The territory of Flemish Region

Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen) is a region in the north of Belgium. The other region is Wallonia. The official language is Dutch, sometimes called Flemish. Flanders has 5 provinces. About 7 million people live there. Its capital is Brussels.

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