Place:Sluis, Zeeland, Netherlands

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NameSluis
Alt namesEclusesource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 356
Sluyssource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 356
TypeCity
Coordinates51.3°N 3.383°E
Located inZeeland, Netherlands
Contained Places
Voormalige gemeente
Aardenburg ( 2003 - )
Heille ( 1880 - )
IJzendijke ( 2003 - )
Oostburg ( 2003 - )
Retranchement ( 1970 - )
Sint Anna ter Muiden ( 1880 - )
Sluis-Aardenburg ( 2003 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.

The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. The former municipalities of Oostburg and Sluis-Aardenburg merged on that date. The latter of these two municipalities was formed from a merger between previous municipality named Sluis and the former municipality of Aardenburg.

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