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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7 World Championships in Nieuwpoort, Belgium, both taking place in July.
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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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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.
As part of centenary preparations, five sites in the France and Northern Europe Area have been chosen as "iconic sites" - Tyne Cot, St Symphorien, Nieuwpoort Memorial, Menin Gate, Island of Ireland Peace Park - which are expected to see unprecedented numbers.
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