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State: [[West-Vlaanderen]]
Population: 69'175
Major roads: A10
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Oostende is a city in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Hitchhiking out

East towards Brugge, Gent, Brussels and Antwerpen or South towards Lille

The best place is the traffic lights at the crossing of the Elisabethlaan and the Gistelsesteenweg. There is also a good spot by the petrol station between the lights and the round about (President Kennedyplein) from Verenigde Natieslaan, the northern entrance. The President Kennedyplein can easily be reached by foot from the town center, which is just over 2 km away.

Petrol station on Verenigde Natieslaan. Cars rolling from a red are passing slow enough to stop on the shoulder on which there is plenty of space. People at the petrol station, staff and customers, were friendly and approachable

Another spot https://osm.org/go/0EhTNkx8F-?m= On the lane directly going onto the highway is plenty of space to pull over. Also while the traffic light is red you can stand at the traffic circle and try to catch a ride there. A sign might be useful since the road spits after a few kilometers.

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