Antwerp (Antwerpen Neerlandeza-, French-Antwerp, Antwerp English-, Spanish-Amberes) is a city in the Flanders region of Belgium and at the same time, the provincial capital with the same name.
The total population of the city of Antwerp is 472,071 inhabitants (census of 1 January 2008), holding in this regard, first among municipalities in Belgium and spread over a total area of 204.51 square kilometers, ranked third, after the municipalities Tournai and Couvin. It has a population density of 2308 inhabitants per km / sq. The city lies mostly in along the right bank of the river Scheldt connection and is famous for its port, one of the largest in Europe.
Neerlandofon Bruges is a city located in the province of West Flanders, Flanders. Today is the provincial capital of West Flanders in Flanders region of Belgium. On January 1, 2008 had a total population of 117,073 inhabitants.
The title of "town" was granted in 1128. Old historic city center - one of the best preserved in Europe - is included in the UNESCO world cultural heritage list. It has an area of approx. 430 ha.
The city was designated the cultural capital in 2002. It is also called "Northern Venice" due to the numerous channels that encircle and cross the city. Bruges also hosts a major port and also the College of Europe.
Gent (flam. [ɣɛnt], French Gand [gɑ] English Gent [Ghent]) is a city located in the province neerlandofon Flanders East Flanders region of Belgium. On January 1, 2008 had a total population of 237,250 inhabitants. Gent is the capital of the Belgian province of East Flanders and Gent arrondissement. Gent is an important university city of Ghent University has over 28,000 students.