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Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. The former municipalities of Oostburg and Sluis-Aardenburg merged on that date. The latter of these two municipalities was formed from a merger between the previous municipality named Sluis and the former municipality of Aardenburg.HistoryThe town received city rights in 1290.In 1340 the Battle of Sluys was fought nearby at sea.There is a record of one of the first lotteries with money in 9 May, 1455 of 1737 florins ($US 170,000 2014)During the Eighty Years' War in 1587 the town was captured by Spanish troops under the Duke of Parma and was retaken in 1604 by a Dutch and English force under Maurice of Nassau.From 2006 until its closure in 2013, Oud Sluis was one of only two Michelin three-starred restaurants in the entire country.GeographyIn addition to the town of Sluis itself, the municipality is made up of the following population centres:
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