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(, is a former
. Since 1 January 2016, it is part of the new region
. It consisted of the
. Nord–Pas-de-Calais borders the
(north and east) and
(south). The majority of the region was once part of the
historical (Southern) Netherlands
, but gradually became part of France between 1477 and 1678, particularly during the reign of king
. The historical
that preceded Nord–Pas-de-Calais are
and (partially) Picardy. These provincial designations are still frequently used by the inhabitants.
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