Ostend is a seaside city of 70,000 inhabitants in in . Its North Sea beaches have drawn in tourists since the 19th century when it was a fashionable outing for royalty and aristocracy.

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The barquentine was built as a training ship for the Belgian merchant fleet. Photo: John Hill, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Lighthouse is a in Oostende, , . is situated 1½ km northeast of Ostend. Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

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in Ostend is a polygonal fort built in the Napoleonic era. is situated 2 km northeast of Ostend. Photo: JoJan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Bodoklecksel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a municipality located in the province of . is situated 3½ km northeast of Ostend. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a seaside resort in the province of . is situated 3 km southwest of Ostend.

is a neighborhood and former parish of the town of Ostend. is situated 4½ km southwest of Ostend.


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