Flanders is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Flanders is Brussels.
The official language is Dutch and the Euro is the currency of the Flanders. The domain is .be and the country code is +32.
National day is celebrated on 21 Jul 1831. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Flanders is no exception.
In Flanders, Cycling is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Flemish people. Jenever is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Flanders. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Emile Verhaeren represent a national Flemish symbol.
The country was founded by Leopold I of Saxe-Coburg. The current president of Flanders is Jan Jambon and Jan Jambon is the Prime Minister.
In Flanders the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Flemish national anthem was written by Hippoliet Van Peene and composed by Karel Miry.
|Alternative name(s)||Kingdom of Belgium (official, English), Koninkrijk België (official, Dutch)|
|Regional location||Northern Belgium|
|Country name etymology||Flanders and Flemish are likely derived from the Frisian flāndra and flāmisk (in Old Frisian flamsk), the roots of which are Germanic *flaumaz meaning "overflow, flooding".|
|Climate||Temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy|
|Terrain||Mostly flat coastal plains in the northwest. Then, it transitions into a slightly more elevated central plateau in the center|
|National Day||21 Jul 1831|
|Ethnicity||Flemish, Walloon, Mixed/Other|
|Head of government||Minister-President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Right-hand side|
|Total area||13,625 km2 (5,261 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||5 m (16.5ft)|
|Mains electricity||230 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Flanders is The Flemish Lion
The National flower of Flanders is Red Poppy. Botanical name is Papaver Rhoeas.
The National bird of Flanders is Common Kestrel
The word that is heard perishes, but the letter that is written remains. A tax collector is best hung on Sunday. Even the Priest was a thief when gold was left out. Money buys cherries. Truth seldom finds a home. Don’t use another person’s mouth unless it has been lent to you. To die in the season of plague brings no honor. In the end a needle weighs heavy. Experience keeps a dear school. The bee, from her industry in the summer, eats honey all the winter. The horse must graze where it is tethered. Who sieves too much keeps the rubbish.