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Bruges, Belgium
Bruges
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Much of Letters from Zedelghem takes place in Bruges, nicknamed the 'Venice of the North' for its picturesque canals. Bruges is the largest city in the province of West Flanders, where some of the worst fighting of the First World War took place.

Today, just over a hundred thousand people live in Bruges. The medieval centre has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Neerbeke is a fictional village.

 

Bruges, Capital of West Flanders
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