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Flanders
Vlaanderen (in Dutch)
Commonty an region o Belgium
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 Flanders 862–1795
Commonty in Belgium 1970
Region in Belgium 1980
Seat Brussels
Govrenment
 • Executive Flemish Govrenment
 • Govrening pairties (2014–2019) N-VA, CD&V, Open Vld
 • Meenister-Preses Geert Bourgeois (N-VA)
 • Legislature Flemish Pairlament
 • Speaker Jan Peumans (N-VA)
Area
 • Laund 13,522 km2 (5,221 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)
 • Tot 6,350,765 (Flemish Region anly)
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Offeecial leid Dutch
Demonym(s) Flemish (adjective), Fleming (person)
Vlaams (adjective), Vlaming (person)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code BE-VLG
Wabsteid http://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