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Location of Bruges in Belgium

Bruges (Dutch: Brugge) is a city in the northwest of Belgium.

It is the capital and largest city of West Flanders. In 2007, 116,982 people lived there.[1]

Bruges is at 51° 12 North, 03° 13 East.[2]

It is a centre of tourism because of its historic medieval city centre. The centre was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.[3] It is a center of commerce because of its port, Zeebrugge. The movie In Bruges with Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes was made there in 2008.

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  1. "Werkelijke bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2007 / Population de droit par commune au 1 janvier 2007 (.xls)". Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  2. "Geografische coördinaten van de gemeenten (.xls)". Archived from the original on 2004-07-23. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  3. "Historic Centre of Brugge". UNESCO. Retrieved 9 May 2017.