Flemish Region facts for kids
|Region of Belgium|
|Anthem: De Vlaamse Leeuw|
|• Total||13,522 km2 (5,221 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||469.662/km2 (1,216.42/sq mi)|
|• Ethnic group||Flemings|
|ISO 3166 code||BE-VLG|
|Celebration Day||11 July|
Flemish Region (Dutch: Vlaams Gewest) is a region in the north of Belgium. 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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