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History of Lier (Lierre), d'Anvers in photos

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Geography: Lier is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. It is composed of the city of Lier proper and the village of Koningshooikt. The city centre is surrounded by the river Nete, around which it grew. Lier is known for its beers (which include Caves), its patron saint St. Gummarus and Lierse vlaaikes cake. It is also home to the world headquarters of Van Hool, a global bus and coach manufacturer. Lier's two principal football clubs are K. Lyra-Lierse and Lierse Kempenzonen (formerly known as KFC Oosterzonen, which moved to Lier in 2018).

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Population: 35 712

Sights:

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Antwerp street, 1907
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Barracks, 1904
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Berlaer Highway and Church
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Berlaer street and Normal School
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Corner of the Fish Market
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Embankment
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Entrance gate of the Beguinage
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Hospital, Maline street, Church, 1909
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Fish Market, 1908
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Fish Market
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Main Square, City Hall, Kiosk, 1912
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Main Square, City Hall
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Meat Hall and City Hall
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Prison Gate
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Zimmer (Clock) Tower
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Zimmer (Clock) Tower
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Railway Station
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Railway Station, platform, 1902
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Railway Station, platform
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Statue of the Sacred Heart
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Saint Gommaire Church 15th century
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Saint Gommaire College, 1907
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Saint Gommaire street
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Saint Joseph's Orphanage, 1909



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