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News About Belgium
January 6, 2018

News About Belgium

Najim Laachraoui, a suspected bomb-maker who was thought to have escaped amid the deadly terror attacks in Brussels, is now believed to have been one of the two suicide bombers who died at the city s airport, intelligence sources told NBC News. Those sources are certain the 24-year-old was killed in the explosion Tuesday — although initial reports Wednesday indicated…

Historical facts About Belgium
December 17, 2017

Historical facts About Belgium

Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830. It was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. The country prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically-advanced European state and a member of NATO and the EU. Tensions between the Dutch-speaking Flemish of the north and the French-speaking Walloons of the south have led, in…

Fun facts About Belgium
November 26, 2017

Fun facts About Belgium

The official name of Belgium is the Kingdom of Belgium. Belgium has a population of 10.5 million people (10, , 268) as of July 2013. Covering an area of just 30, 528 km² (11, 787 mi²), Belgium is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. The largest city and capital of Belgium is Brussels. The city has a population of 1.2 million and serves as…

About Belgium Culture
July 16, 2017

About Belgium Culture

The Belgians are very quickly stereotyped by people all over Europe, who make an incredible amount of jokes and satirical films about its peculiar political system, different languages, and gastronomy. The funny thing is that Belgian people play right along, and feed those stereotypes. As they are the subject of many jokes, they have developed a unique, self-deprecating…

Information About Belgium
July 15, 2017

Information About Belgium

This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data. Overview Belgium’s total market size in 2015 was assessed at $12 billion (2% of the European ICT market) employing some 70, people (45, in hardware, services and software; 15, in operations & maintenance, 10, with telecom operators). According to the…

Things to know About Belgium
December 30, 2016

Things to know About Belgium

Image caption The Wallonian capital Namur, where the Canada trade deal was derailed Has Wallonia ever enjoyed such a high profile? Many who had previously ignored its existence are now frantically googling the Belgian region of 3.6 million after it singlehandedly blocked an EU trade deal with Canada - one that every national government in the bloc wanted ratified…

Things About Belgium
June 13, 2017

Things About Belgium

“What do you drink in your coffee?” is one of those recurring questions I see popping up on a regular basis on vegan groups. I’ll admit that I’m not a huge coffee drinker, but I go through phases where I do enjoy one cup a day. When I’m at home, I’ll happily whiten my coffee with almond milk, but I’m more likely to have my one cup a day when I’m out and about…

Facts About Belgium Food
December 24, 2016

Facts About Belgium Food

Belgians like to eat. Belgium is famous for its good cuisine and people like to go to restaurants frequently. Best description for Belgian food would be French food in German quantities . General Rules As anywhere else in the world, avoid the tourist traps, where the touts are trying to get you in the restaurants. You will get average to bad quality food for…

Facts About Belgium for Kids
September 7, 2016

Facts About Belgium for Kids

South of the Meuse River, the land isn’t as fertile. Just a few farmers live here. Because Belgium was previously a part of Holland, and because it is close to both France and Germany, the people here speak Dutch, French and German. Fun Facts about Belgium for Kids The capital city of Belgium is Brussels. Belgium has 12, 672 square miles of land. 11, 166, people…

Tell me About Belgium
November 9, 2016

Tell me About Belgium

The Creators Project: How did Ugly Belgian Houses get started? Hannes Coudenys: I just took a picture and put it online and immediately there were a lot of people liking it, saying, “Hey, that’s so true—Belgium is full (of ugly houses).” I’m not an architect, but it’s been cool to learn so much about architecture. The history, where it comes from, how it’s possible…

Facts About Belgium
August 2, 2016

Facts About Belgium

Fast Facts Population: 10, 458, Capital: Brussels; 998, Area: 30, 528 square kilometers (11, 787 square miles) Language: Dutch, French, German Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant Currency: Euro Life Expectancy: 78 GDP per Capita: U.S. $29, 200 Literacy Percent: 98 Map Belgium, a small country in Western Europe, is generally flat except for the hilly and forested…

Belgium - About
April 2, 2017

Belgium - About

A religious order in the Catholic Church, the Brothers of Charity, is responsible for a large proportion of beds for psychiatric patients in Belgium – about 5, of them. The international head of the order, Brother René Stockman, is a Belgian who has been one of the leading opponents of euthanasia in recent years. Nonetheless, in a surprise move this week, the…