- The Belgian Waldack family, has roots in
(between the cities Gent and Brugge) in the west of the province
East-Flanders, Belgium, since about 1350. The Waldacks are now
mainly sited in East-Flanders (Belgium), Rhone (France), Illinois,
Minnesota and Wisconsin (USA) and Manitoba (Canada).
- This region is situated in northern
East-Flanders. The most important city is Eeklo.
- The sense of Meetjesland is a land
of typical rectangular parcels bordered with shrubs. It is a flat
country, dotted with a few sandy rises, encircling shallows, pools
- Once a rather enclosed landscape by
dunes and by lines of poplars and dwarfed willows, this area is
tending towards a more open type of landscape.