Tuesday, 25 March 2014

My first postcard from Belgium

Old Winterslag
25 Oct 2013 | From Daerden of Belgium

The card shows Winterslag, part of the city of Genk. Genk is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. The municipality only comprises the city of Genk itself. It is one of the most important industrial cities in Flanders, located on the Albert Canal, between Antwerp and Liège.

Winterslag is a district of Genk in Belgian Limburg. It is especially known for its coal-past and the remains of it. The street in the postcard is from Cité, and shows houses built beginning of the 20th century from mine workers.

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