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Flanders

Vlaanderen (in Dutch)
Banner o Flanders
Banner
Coat o airms o Flanders
Coat o airms
Anthem: De Vlaamse Leeuw
("The Flemish Lion")
Flanders shawn within Belgium an Europe
Present-day Belgian Flanders (dark green) shawn within Belgium an Europe. Brussels is in some contexts considered part o Flanders an in ither contexts separate.
Coonty o Flanders862–1795
Commonty in Belgium1970
Region in Belgium1980
SeatBrussels
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveFlemish Govrenment
 • Govrening pairties (2014–2019)N-VA, CD&V, Open Vld
 • Meenister-PresesGeert Bourgeois (N-VA)
 • LegislatureFlemish Pairlament
 • SpeakerJan Peumans (N-VA)
Area
 • Land13,522 km2 (5,221 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2012)
 • Tot6,350,765 (Flemish Region anly)
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Offeecial leid
Dutch
Demonym(s)Flemish (adjective), Fleming (person)
Vlaams (adjective), Vlaming (person)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeBE-VLG
Wabsteidhttp://www.vlaanderen.be/
The aurie an population figurs are gien for the Flemish Region, nae the Commonty.

Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen [ˈvlaːndərə(n)] ( listen), French: Flandre) the day normally refers tae the Dutch-speakin northren portion o Belgium.

Coordinates: 51°00′N 4°30′E / 51.000°N 4.500°E / 51.000; 4.500