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Kortrijk is a city of Belgian situated in West Flander. This city lies beside the River Leie. The history of this city can be traced back to Roman times. The name of this city was Cortoriacum at that time. Normans demolished this city and Baldwin III constructed it again in the 10th century. The town became an important centre of trade and at its height had a population of about 200,000.
The river Leie flows from France and meets Kortrijk at Broeltorens. Broeltorens is the name of two towers which were built during the medieval period. These towers are the only reflections of the magnificent construction of the city. Unfortunately, everything else was destructed by the army of Louis XIV of France in 1684. These towers were constructed during the 12th and 13th century. The area situated between K Kortrijk and Deinze, along with the bank of river Leie, is famous for the production of Flax.
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