Ypres

Ypres is a friendly town of 35,000 inhabitants in endowed with wonderful architecture and a troubled past. Ypres is best known as the site of three major battles of the First World War, the most famous being the Battle of Passchendaele from July—November 1917.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is a museum in Ypres, , dedicated to the study of the First World War. Photo: MJJR, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Church
St Martin's Cathedral, also called St Martin's Church, is a church and former cathedral in the city of Ypres. Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY 2.5.

City gate
Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY 2.5.

Museum
Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village in the province of and a borough of the city of Ypres. is situated 4½ km west of Ypres. Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a village in the province of in Belgium.

Village
is a village in the municipality of Ypres in the province of . is situated 5 km northwest of Ypres. Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ypres

Latitude
50.8522° or 50° 51' 7.9" north
Longitude
2.8846° or 2° 53' 4.6" east
Open Location Code
9F24VV2M+VR
Population
35,100
United Nations Location Code
BE IPR
Elevation
24 metres (79 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1637737203
Geo­Names ID
2795100
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  • Arabic: يبر
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  • Chinese: 伊佩爾
  • Chinese: 伊普尔
  • Chinese: 伊珀尔
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  • Russian: Иперн
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  • Swahili (generic): Ieper
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  • Swedish: Ieper
  • Swedish: Yperen
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  • Tatar: Ипр
  • Thai: อิพร์
  • Thai: อีเปอร์
  • Tosk Albanian: Ypern
  • Turkish: Ypres
  • Ukrainian: Іпр
  • Urdu: یپریس
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  • Wu Chinese: 伊珀尔

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