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Province Of West Flanders

Flemish region
Population: 1,169,990 (2012)
Chef-lieu: Bruges
Arrondissements: Bruges (Brugge), Courtrai (Kortrijk), Dixmude, Furnes, Ostende, Roulers (Roeselaere), Tielt, Ypres (Ieper)
Surface: 3,144 km2
Largest town: Bruges (Pop: 117,000)
Economy: food industry, technical textile, mechanical electronics, technology of image, plastic material, industrial design. Agriculture.
Specialties: mussels, speculoos, shrimps, nœuds de Bruges (Brugse achtjes), Bruges lace, babeluttes.
Tourism: belfries and grand places of Bruges, Courtrai, Dixmude, seaside tourism (Ostende, De Panne), WWI sites (Ypres), village of Damme.

Hainaut Province

Walloon Region
Population: 1,323,196 (2012)
Chef-lieu: Mons (Bergen)
Districts: Ath, Charleroi, Mons, Mouscron, Soignies, Thuin, Tournai
Surface: 3 786 km2
Largest town: Charleroi (Pop: 205,000)
Economy: cool, chemicals, steel works, glassware, mechanical industry.
Specialities: rabbit with prunes and beer, Escaveche of Virelles, doubles of Binche, cheese oatcake, pork paunch, peket (spirit)
Tourism: belfry in Mons (Bergen), Tournai (belfry, grand place and cathedral), rampart of Binche, castle of Chimay.

Nord (59)

Population: 2,576,770 (2010)
Prefecture: Lille
Sub-prefectures: Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Cambrai, Douai, Dunkirk, Valenciennes
Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Surface: 5 743 km2
Largest town: Lille (pop: 227,000)
Economy: mines, textile, metallurgy, sale, department stores, tourism, administration.
Specialties: beer (Jeanlain, Trois-Monts, Pelican), cheese (Maroilles, Vieux Lille, boulette d'Avesnes), chicory, chicons, bêtises de Cambrai (sweets).
Tourism: belfries, mining heritage, grande braderie in Lille, carnivals.

Km 24 : Roeselare

Musée du Vélo à Roeselare © Nationaal wielermuseumExposition Musée du Vélo à Roeselare © Nationaal wielermuseumExposition Musée du Vélo à Roeselare © Nationaal wielermuseumLe château de Rumbeke, Belgique © Velvet

Population: 60,000
 
At the Franco-Belgian border, Roeselaere (Roulers in French) is a small town of 60,000 worth a visit for its superb Wielermuseum (WieMu), displaying several objects from the Tour, and the elegant nearby Renaissance castle of Rumbeke. It is the hometown of Patrick Sercu and of the late Jean-Pierre Monsere, the 1970 world champion.

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