Place:Flandre française, France


NameFlandre française
Alt namesFrench Flanders
TypeHistorical region
Located inFrance
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French Flanders is a part of the historical County of Flanders in present-day France. The region today lies in the modern-day region of Nord-Pas de Calais and roughly corresponds to the arrondissements of Lille, Douai and Dunkirk on the Belgian border. Together with French Hainaut it makes up the department of Nord.

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