Antwerp

Antwerp (it may be found on signposts in Liege and other French-speaking parts of Belgium, and of course in publications in French. Antwerpen is located on the right bank of the river Scheldt, which is linked to the North Sea by the estuary Westerschelde. The city has one of the largest seaports in Europe. Antwerp has long been an important city in the Low Countries both economically and culturally, especially before the Spanish Fury in the period of the Dutch Revolt.

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