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After World War IIthe textile industry went through a crisis. However, the central location of Sint-Niklaas between Ghent and Antwerpnot far from the Scheldtfavoured further development.
The 19th century witnessed a general decline in the textile industry. Thirteenth-century origins[ edit ] Although some traces of pre-Roman activity have been found on the territory of Sint-Niklaas, the regional centre during Roman times was neighbouring Waasmunsterbetter located on the river Durme.
Aroundthe church of Saint Nicholas suffered heavy damage from roving iconoclasts. Init was engulfed by fire and plundered.
Tour of Flanders[ edit ] The Tour of Flanders Flemish, Ronde van Vlaanderen bicycle road race moved its start to the market square at Sint-Niklaas from Ghent inmainly because the great square provided close proximity for the growing number of spectators.
The history of Sint-Niklaas proper, however, starts inwhen the bishop of Tournaifollowing advice from the local clergy, founded a church dedicated to Saint Nicholas here.
The power of Flanders at that time favoured the rapid economic development of the city, which became the administrative centre of the region in Belsele was already mentioned in a 9th-century document.
By the start had grown into a two-day affair with a spectacle presented by BRT television the previous night.
At the end of the century, the French Revolution brought its mixture of religious intolerance and modern administration to the city. Since the start of the race has taken place in Brugge. The 17th century was generally a period of prosperity that was marked by economic growth, mostly in the flax and wool industries.
On May 25,another fire destroyed most of the city.
Politically, however, it was part of the County of Flanders. This was also the time when Sint-Niklaas was endowed with administrative buildings and three cloistered communities OratoriansFranciscansand Black Sisterswhich provided educational, religious, and medical services to the region.