Ghent

Ghent is a city in in . Ghent is a city with a population of a quarter of a million, with rich history. At the same time, Ghent has a relatively high proportion of young people, and a significant seasonal student population.
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Notable Places in the Area

Castle
The is a medieval castle at Ghent, in . Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium, is situated at the East side of the Citadelpark. Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The 91-metre-tall is one of three medieval towers that overlook the old city centre of Ghent, , the other two belonging to Saint Bavo Cathedral and Saint Nicholas' Church. Photo: Maros, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
The Saint Bavo Cathedral is an 89-meter-tall Catholic, Gothic cathedral in Ghent, . Photo: Geiserich77, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

Localities in the Area

Village
used to be a village in , . It is now part of the city of Ghent. Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a sub-municipality of Ghent, . Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a municipality located in the province of . Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ghent

Latitude
51.0538° or 51° 3' 13.8" north
Longitude
3.725° or 3° 43' 30" east
Open Location Code
9F353P3G+G2
Population
237,000
IATA airport code
GNE
United Nations Location Code
BE GNE
Elevation
10 metres (33 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1668655163
Geo­Names ID
2797656
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Gent
  • Albanian: Gent
  • Arabic: Ghent
  • Arabic: غنت
  • Aragonese: Gant
  • Armenian: Գենտ
  • Armenian: Կենթ
  • Asturian: Gand
  • Asturian: Gante
  • Asturian: Gent
  • Azerbaijani: Gent
  • Basque: Gante
  • Belarusian: Гент
  • Bengali: জেন্ট
  • Breton: Gand
  • Breton: Gent
  • Breton: Ghent
  • Bulgarian: Гент
  • Burmese: ဂင့်မြို့
  • Catalan: Gant
  • Cebuano: Gent
  • Chavacano: Gent
  • Chinese: 岡城
  • Chinese: 根特
  • Corsican: Gand
  • Corsican: Gent
  • Corsican: Ghent
  • Croatian: Gent
  • Czech: Gent
  • Danish: Gent
  • Dutch: Gent
  • Dutch: Gent Gand
  • Egyptian Arabic: جنت
  • English: Gand
  • English: Gent
  • Esperanto: Gento
  • Estonian: Gent
  • Extremaduran: Ganti
  • Finnish: Gent
  • French: Gand
  • Galician: Gand
  • Galician: Gante
  • Galician: Gent
  • Georgian: გენტი
  • German: Blumenstadt
  • German: Gent
  • Gothic: 𐌲𐌴𐌽𐍄
  • Greek: Γάνδη
  • Gujarati: ઘેન્ટ
  • Hebrew: גנט
  • Hindi: खेंट
  • Hungarian: Gent
  • Icelandic: Gent
  • Ido: Gent
  • Indonesian: Gent
  • Indonesian: Ghent
  • Interlingue: Gent
  • Irish: Gent
  • Italian: Gand
  • Italian: Gent
  • Italian: Ghent
  • Italian: Guanto
  • Japanese: ヘント
  • Kannada: ಘೆಂಟ್
  • Kirghiz: Гент
  • Korean: 헨트
  • Latin: Ganda
  • Latin: Gandavum
  • Latvian: Gente
  • Limburgan: Gent
  • Lithuanian: Gentas
  • Lombard: Gant
  • Low German: Gent
  • Luxembourgish: Gent
  • Macedonian: Гент
  • Malay: Gent
  • Marathi: गेंट
  • Mingrelian: გენტი
  • Mongolian: Гент
  • Nauru: Ghent
  • Norwegian: Gent
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gent
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gent
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gant
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Gænt
  • Ossetian: Гент
  • Papiamento: Gent
  • Persian: خنت
  • Persian: گنت
  • Picard: Gand
  • Piemontese: Gent
  • Polish: Gandawa
  • Polish: Gent
  • Portuguese: Gante
  • Romanian: Gent
  • Russian: Гент
  • Santali: ᱜᱷᱮᱱᱴ
  • Santali: ᱜᱷᱮᱸᱴ
  • Scots: Ghent
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gent
  • Serbian: Гент
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gent
  • Sicilian: Gent
  • Silesian: Gent
  • Sinhala: ඝෙන්ට්
  • Slovak: Gent
  • Slovenian: Gent
  • Spanish: Gand
  • Spanish: Gante
  • Spanish: Gent
  • Sranan Tongo: Gent
  • Swahili: Gent
  • Swedish: Gand
  • Swedish: Gent
  • Tagalog: Gante
  • Tamil: ஜிஹெண்ட்
  • Tatar: Гент
  • Telugu: ఘెంట్
  • Thai: เกนต์
  • Turkish: Gent-Gand
  • Turkish: Gent
  • Uighur: Gant
  • Ukrainian: Гент
  • Urdu: غینٹ
  • Urdu: گینت
  • Uzbek: Gent
  • Veps: Gent
  • Vietnamese: Gent
  • Vlaams: Gent
  • Volapük: Ghent
  • Walloon: Gant
  • Waray (Philippines): Ghent
  • Welsh: Gent
  • Western Armenian: Կենթ
  • Western Frisian: Gint
  • Western Panjabi: غینٹ
  • Wu Chinese: 根特
  • Yue Chinese: 岡城
  • Zeeuws: Gent

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