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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The 450-mile walkway would stretch from the Belgian coast at Nieuwpoort to the Swiss border near Basel and would honour the 3.3million men - Allied and German - killed on the Western Front.
We all shared new ideas and worked on solutions to help keep the sailors progressing, and help the coaches transfer their methods to our champions of the future." The Omantel Youth Programme squad is scheduled to take part in the Laser 4.7 Championships held in Kiel, Germany, in June, before preparing for the Optimist World Championships in Thailand and Laser 4.7 World Championships in Nieuwpoort, Belgium, both taking place in July.
(78.) Zuidervaart W, van Nieuwpoort F, Stark M, Dijkman R, Packer L, Borgstein AM, Pavey S, van der Velden P, Out C, Jager MJ, Hayward NK, Gruis NA.
"The Limits to Revolutions in Military Affairs: Maurice of Nassau, the Battle of Nieuwpoort (1600), and the Legacy." The Journal of Military History.
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.
In October 1914 soon after arriving in France the Baluchis were sent to the Front Line to help the exhausted British troops prevent the Germans from advancing and taking control of the vital ports of Boulogne in France and Nieuwpoort in Belgium.
(SeeNews) - Aug 13, 2014 -A Belgian social housing organisation Woonmaatschappij IJzer en Zee has launched an open tender for building construction in the municipality of Nieuwpoort in the province of West Flanders.
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.
Louise Ho (missiologist and member of the Dutch Assemblies of God) and Ad van Nieuwpoort (pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands) both critiqued the pneumatology in the mission statement.
"The judges also felt Cannon Entente Florale judges visiting Aston Hall and, left, Darren Hill deserved an award but eventually gave it to Eastside as it's the first new park to be opened in Birmingham in 130 years." Lord Mayor Mike Leddy travelled to Nieuwpoort in Belgium to collect the award.