Nieuwpoort


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Nieuwpoort

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Nieuport

(both: nē`o͝opôrt), town (1991 pop. 9,572), West Flanders prov., W Belgium, on the North Sea at the mouth of the Yser River. It is a fishing port, an industrial center, and a beach resort. The site of a strong fortress, Nieuwpoort suffered heavily in the many wars of the Low Countries and was almost completely destroyed by the Germans in World War I.
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If the Germans broke through it would let them march straight to the coast and take the ports of Boulogne in France and Nieuwpoort in Belgium, cutting off supplies to Britain's fighting forces.
Nieuwpoort (Belgium),Oct 28, 2014 - HRH Princess Lalla Meryem represented HM King Mohammed VI in the ceremonies commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, which took place on Tuesday afternoon in Nieuport and Ypres in Belgium.
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In order to assure customers of the delivery of orders, Ballast Nedam has transferred the portfolio to the company Betonson, which is part of the Van Nieuwpoort Groep and is a supplier on the market for prefabricated concrete floors.
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov and Director of the Netherlands Space Office Ger Nieuwpoort signed a Protocol of Intent for cooperation in space between the National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Netherlands Space Office.
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Lord Mayor Mike Leddy travelled to Nieuwpoort in Belgium to collect the award.
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