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My Kind Of Town: Antwerpen, Belgium

As the capital city of the Provincie Antwerpen [Antwerp province] and Capital of Cool, let’s be honest here, Antwerp is the most populous city in Belgium, with a metropolitan area of 1,2M people, coming in second to Brussels, the nation’s capital. Located on the river Scheldt, it is home to one of the largest ports in Europe, ranking second after Rotterdam (The Netherlands). It is a world center for diamond trading, and the petrochemical industry has led it to become a major economic player.

According to folklore, the city got its name