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Flanders (Belgium)


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    • Vlaanderen (Belgium)
    • Région flamande (Belgium)
    • Flemish Region (Belgium)
    • Vlaams Gewest (Belgium)
    • Flandre (Belgium)
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    • Sources

      • found: Brassinne, J. Les institutions de la Flandre ... 1981:t.p. (Flandre) p. 8, etc. (Région flamande, consisting of provinces of Antwerp, East Flanders, West Flanders and Limbourg, plus areas of Hal-Vilvorde and Louvain in Brabant; estab. by art. 107 quater of Belgian Constitution and organized by Law of Aug. 8, 1980; its attributes are exercised by the Communauté flamande)
      • found: Dix ans de régionalisation en Europe, c1982:p. 25, etc. (Flandre)
      • found: Govaert, S. Le Vlaams Economisch Verbond (V.E.V.) ... 1983:p. 14, etc. (Flandre)
      • found: BGN, 2-15-84(Flanders (conventional), Vlaanderen (Flemish), Flandre (French), region, 51°00ʹN, 3°15ʹE)
      • found: Wikipedia, 11 May 2009:under Flanders (Flanders, in Dutch Vlaanderen, is a geographical region located in parts of present-day Belgium, France, and the Netherlands; over the course of history, the geographical territory that was called "Flanders" has varied; in contemporary Belgium, Flanders might be understood as the 'country of the Flemings'; this covers both the Flemish Region and the Brussels Capital Region, the latter being shared with French speakers) under Flemish Region (the Flemish Region, in Dutch Vlaams Gewest, is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium, alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region; established 1993; official language Dutch) under Flemish Community (the Flemish Community, in Dutch Vlaamse Gemeenschap; politically, it is the name for one of the three institutional communities of Belgium, established by the Belgian constitution and having legal responsibilities only within the precise geographical boundaries of the Dutch-language area and of the bilingual area of Brussels-Capital; unlike in the French Community of Belgium, the competences of the Flemish Community have been unified with those of the Flemish Region and are exercised by one directly elected Flemish Parliament based in Brussels)
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      • [Prior to 1981 only a subject heading--not a jurisdiction]
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      • 1984-03-21: new
      • 2015-08-12: revised
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