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Sint-Niklaas

(sĭnt-nē`kläs), Fr. Saint-Nicolas, city (1991 pop. 68,203), East Flanders prov., N Belgium. It is the commercial, industrial, and transportation center of the Waas region, which has been transformed from a wasteland into an intensively cultivated area.

Sint-Niklaas

 

a city in northern Belgium, in the province of East Flanders. Population, 49,000 (1974). Sint-Niklaas is an important transportation junction. It has a textile industry, which produces primarily cotton fabric; it also has machine-building, metalworking, and food-processing enterprises. [23–1292–]

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A SQUAD of 13 Para table tennis players will be representing GB in the Belgium Open in Sint Niklaas this weekend (October 31-November 2).
Durable Products (printed): Esselte DYMO, Sint Niklaas, Belgium, for its wire label that can be printed, self-laminated and adhered in the field.
He is one of the most popular saints both in East and West, and is perhaps better known under his nickname, Santa Claus, from the Dutch Sint Niklaas.
Domo(R) Sports Grass, located in Sint Niklaas, has been the Belgian market leader in artificial grass sports pitches and will produce these artificial grass courts for Krinkels over a period of several years.