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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. Europe is also admired for its natural beauty and marvelous surroundings.
Aardenburg is one of most popular attractions in Europe, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related notion. It is part of the Sluis municipality, located in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands. Also called as Rodenburgh in the past, Aardenburg has now grown to be one of the biggest town centers with a population of 2,130 inhabitants as of the 2001 census.
Aardenburg blends a rich historic past and a vibrant present. In the Saint Bavo's Church, Aardenburg houses the most complete example of the Scheldegotiek, which is the characteristic Gothic architecture of the Scheldt. It is also still possible today to see remains of some of the fortifications that used to enclose the city.
According to the precious archeological findings, proof of settlement has been found that dates as early as 4500 BC. The site was a small Roman vicus, thriving in the second and third centuries AD, where the foundations have been uncovered of a small Celto-Roman temple. The most significant find, however, was that of a Roman building with a foundation of 18 by 10 meters. On top of the foundations of this Roman building there were the remains of a medieval building, which was destroyed in 1383 according to later accounts.

Like some of its sister cities and towns in the Sluis municipality, Aardenburg is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of the mountains, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Europe.

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