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 southern border of the present Kingdom of Belgium. Together with French Hainaut, it makes up the French Department of Nord.

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