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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. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Drongen is the borough of the city of Ghent district, East Flanders, Flanders, Belgium. It is divided into three neighborhoods  Drongen-Centre, Luchteren and Baarle. Drongen is known for its early medieval monastery, founded in the 7th century by the monk Amandus, the missionary of the Leie and Schelde. Destroyed by the Normans in 853, the monastery was rebuilt by the counts of Flanders.
The monastery was the victim of the religious wars following the reformation, and in 1578 it was once again destroyed by Calvinists. In 1638 the abbey church was rebuilt and between 1638 and 1698 the monastery was restored. After a fire in 1727, the church tower was restored once again in 1734, with a distinctive appearance. In 1797 the French occupied and sold the abbey. In 1804 Lieven Bauwens used the monastery as a textile plant. The current monastery and abbey church date from 1859 and remain in use as a spiritual centre dedicated to the teachings of Ignatius of Loyola.
Drongen is known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. Drongen is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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