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Vlaams Gewest
Flag of Flemish Region
Flag
Anthem: De Vlaamse Leeuw
Country Belgium
Seat of the Parliament Brussels (but is not a part of the Flemish Region)
Government
 • Minister-President Kris Peeters
Area
 • Total 13,522 km2 (5,221 sq mi)
The territory of Flanders

Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen) is a region in the north of Belgium. The other region is Wallonia. The official language is Dutch, sometimes called Flemish. Flanders has 5 provinces. About 7 million people live there. Its capital is Brussels.