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Ostend:

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, Fr. Ostende, city (1991 pop. 68,500), West Flanders prov., W Belgium, on the North Sea. It is a major commercial and fishing port, connected by canals with Bruges and Ghent. Oostende is also an industrial and rail center, as well as a seaside resort.
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Ostend

a port and resort in NW Belgium, in West Flanders on the North Sea. Pop.: 68 273 (2004 est.)
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As part of the schwedler-carr, West osthafenplatz, Daimler-areal and honsell-dreieck developments, An additional 2,178 residential units are being built in ostend. This corresponds to an expected population of 5,445 and thus an additional 81 pupils per year.
Seaborne aims to operate freight ferries from Ramsgate in Kent to the Belgian port of Ostend, beginning with two ships in late March and increasing to four by the end of the summer.
OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind.
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There can be few artists whose work is more synonymous with their native town than the Belgian painter Leon Spilliaert (1881-1946), who was born and lived much of his life in the North Sea resort of Ostend, 'la reine des plages', fabled watering hole of aristocrats and literati before and between the World Wars.
Pepper is taking up reception duties at hospitals in Ostend and Liege, where he was unveiled at the Centre Hospitalier Regional La Citadelle.
Visit Brussels, Ostend and Ghent - 'Flower Capital of Belgium'.
The launch of the B747-400 took place at Ostend International Airport in Belgium.
Trained by George Baker and ridden by Mattie Batchelor, the much travelled If I Had Him has already won two hurdle races at Les Landes this year - as well as taking a Flat handicap at Ostend last month.
World Airways will now operate one MD-11F on a full-time basis for Allied Air until December 2011, flying between Ostend, Belgium, and Lagos, Nigeria, continuing on to Nairobi, Kenya.
Jim Webb, 72, bailed out Gary Fenton when the pair met at Ostend port in Belgium.
CAPTURE the festive spirit and join us on this short break based in the seaside resort of Ostend where the annual "Winterijs", Christmas market will be in full swing.