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Vlissingen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvlɪsɪŋən] ( listen); historical name in English: Flushing) is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. With its strategic location between the Scheldt river and the North Sea, Vlissingen has been an important harbour for centuries. It was granted city rights in 1315. In the 17th century Vlissingen was a main harbour for ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It is also known as the birthplace of Admiral Michiel de Ruyter.

Флиссинген, Влиссинген[1] (нидерл. Vlissingen, МФА: [ˈvlɪsɪŋə(n)]) — община и портовый город в Нидерландах. Расположен на острове Валхерен, при впадении реки Шельда в Северное море

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  • Uploaded on August 30, 2011
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    by Sergej Xeon
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W70
    • Taken on 2011/06/15 16:38:31
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    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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