Ghent (Dutch: Gent, French: Gand) is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish region, Belgium. It is the capital and biggest city of the province of East Flanders. The city started as a settlement at the confluence of the Rivers Scheldt and Lys and became in the Middle Ages one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe. Today it is a busy city with a port and a university. Find property for sale in Ghent (Gent, Gand).
Ghent is the fourth largest city of Belgium with about 250.000 inhabitants. It is not as big as Antwerp but bigger than among tourists often praised Bruges. However, for some people Ghent is the real diamond of Flanders and Belgium. In a unique way, Ghent has managed to preserve its medieval power while keeping up with the times. Get your own property in Ghent (Gent, Gand).
The city center alone is a showcase of medieval Flemish wealth and commercial success. Modern Ghent certainly cannot be overlooked in Belgium. The city has an important harbor, thanks to the canal Ghent-Terneuzen which allows sea-going vessels to bring their products to the city and its industrial hinterland. The Ghent University ( UGent ) continues to grow in importance. The presence of so many young people and students has turned Ghent into an important Flemish cultural center. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Ghent (Gent, Gand).
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