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  Municipalities in Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The municipalities are the smallest administrative subdivisions of Belgium.
After municipalities were merged in 1977 (major merging) and 1983 (merging of the municipalities of Antwerp), the number came down to 589.
Municipalities: of the Brussels-Capital Region • of Flanders • of Wallonia
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 Belgium - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The 1830 Belgian Revolution led to the establishment of an independent, Catholic and neutral Belgium under a provisional government.
Both the Dutch spoken in Belgium and the Belgian French have minor differences in vocabulary and semantic nuances from the varieties spoken in France and the Netherlands.
Belgians have a reputation for loving waffles and French fries, actually both originally from Belgium; the national food is steak (or mussels) with French fries and lettuce.
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 The Ultimate Belgium Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Belgian policy in the administration and sociocultural development of these countries has been heavily criticised, many seeing Belgian decisions as contributing significantly to the troubles in Rwanda in the 1990s when a genocide took place, with an estimated 1 million casualties.
Behind these complex institutions, the two dominant components of the Belgian state are the Flemings and their political institutions under the Flemish government; and the French-speakers, grouped under the French(-speaking) Community and its more fragmented institutions.
Both the Dutch spoken in Belgium and the Belgian French have small vocabulary differences from the varieties spoken in the Netherlands and France, but are mutually intelligible with their respective neighbouring dialects.
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 Learn more about Belgium in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The region was then associated with the Netherlands, and only became distinct after the Belgian revolution in 1830, which established an independent Belgian state.
Each province is further divided into smaller municipalities, called gemeenten in Dutch and communes in French (see List of Belgian municipalities).
In Belgium the main religion is Roman Catholicism, which consists of between 75 and 80% of the Belgian population.
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 My Belgium Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mirroring the historical political conflicts between the freethought and Catholic segments of the population, the Belgian educational system in each communities is split into a branch controlled by the communities, the provinces, or the municipalities, and a subsidised religious—mostly Catholic—branch controlled by both the communities and the religious authorities—usually the dioceses.
Belgians have a reputation for loving waffles and French fries, both originally from Belgium; the national food is steak (or mussels) with French fries.
Rulers.org — Belgium List of rulers for Belgium
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Belgium
The Belgian Congo gained its independence in 1960 during the Congo Crisis, and Ruanda-Urundi became independent in 1962.
The first Belgian singer successfully to pursue an international career is the pioneer of varieté and pop music Bobbejaan Schoepen.
Brands of Belgian chocolate, like Neuhaus and Côte d'Or, are world renowned and widely sold; even the cheapest and most popular brand, Leonidas, has earned a reputation for its quality.
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgian revolution was initiated by the French-speaking who controlled the factories and other economical and who didn't want to live under Dutch-speaking administration.
Belgian policy in the administration and development of these countries has been heavily many seeing Belgian decisions as contributing significantly the troubles in Rwanda in the 1990s.
Both the official Dutch spoken in Belgium Belgian French have small vocabulary differences from the spoken in the Netherlands and France but are mutually intelligible with their neighbouring dialects.
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 Belgium
Although the introduction to the list clearly stated that there was no intent to characterize any of the groups as "dangerous," the list quickly became known in the press and to the public as the "dangerous sects" list.
The law permits the prosecution of Belgian residents who commit such crimes abroad and provides that criminals convicted of the sexual abuse of children cannot receive parole without first receiving specialized assistance and must continue counseling and treatment upon their release from prison.
In May Belgian authorities temporarily suspended visa processing for Russian citizens, stating that the denials were a result of the Russian authorities' reluctance to cooperate in fighting human trafficking.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8227.htm   (7393 words)

  
 Agenda 21 - Belgium
Belgian development policy will focus on the building of local capacity in order to promote basic health care within National public health policies and stress the importance of reproductive health care, including care of mothers and children in the context of family planning.
Belgian development cooperation makes a particular effort to support grass-roots movements that mobilize people, communicate their needs during decision making processes, and strengthen the functional capacity of authorities.
Belgian activities in the field of energy efficiency are, as far as public funding is concerned, mostly financed by the regional authorities.
www.un.org /esa/agenda21/natlinfo/countr/belgium/eco.htm   (16478 words)

  
 MERGER Vol 5 No 1 - Debate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On this last issue the ensuing debate was narrowly defined by the compulsory accommodation of Belgian legislation to the provisions of the Treaty of Maastricht, more precisely to the provisions of article 8 which sets out the principles of the citizenship of the European Union.
Two fundamental points still need to be tackled by the Belgian parliament: first will the enfranchisement of foreigners be limited to European citizens residing in Belgium who do not hold Belgian nationality and second, whether or not specific conditions will be laid down in the electoral law for the implementation of such a decision.
Their preference is usually for bilingual lists of candidates in election, but this is also a way of refusing to choose.
www.ercomer.org /merger/vol5no1/Debate.html   (2857 words)

  
 OSB: Belgian makers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Belgian King, Leopold I of Belgium, was chosen with the assistance of the British.
Belgium possessed one primary foreign colony during its history: the Belgian Congo, which was given to Leopold II of Belgium in the Conference of Berlin in 1885.
A discussion of Belgian culture may lead to discussing both those aspects of cultural life shared by 'all' or most of the Belgians, regardless of their language, and also, the differences between the cultural communities, the Flemings and the, viewed as more inclined towards French and other Latin cultures.
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 Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1908, the Belgian parliament bowed to international pressure in order to save their last bit of prestige in Europe, forcibly adopting the Free State as a Belgian colony from the king.
The port of Antwerp was a hotly contested locality, being the focus of the Battle of the Scheldt in October 1944, and the main objective of German forces in the the Battle of the Bulge in December.
Mirroring the historical political conflicts between the freethought and Catholic segments of the population, the Belgian educational system in each communities is split into a laïque branch controlled by the communities, the provinces, or the municipalities, and a subsidised religious—mostly Catholic—branch controlled by both the communities and the religious authorities—usually the dioceses.
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 Belgium
The Belgian revolution was initiated by the French-speaking minority who controlled the factories and other economical resources and who did not want to live under a Dutch-speaking administration.
In this "free state," the local population was brutalised in exchange for rubber, which had a growing market with the development of rubber tyres.
It evolved from a Dutch-speaking place when the Belgian state became independent in 1830 to its current dominantly French character being the capital of the central administration of the federal country.
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 Belgium, hotels, cars, information, tips
For as far as cultural generalities shared by all Belgians go, the country is well known for its art, its great architecture, its beer, its food, and its chocolate.
Brands of Belgian chocolate, like Neuhaus, Côte d'Or, Leonidas, Godiva are world renowned, the praline having been invented in Belgium.
As main courses Belgians have mussels with french fries, endive prepared in a special way, Brussels sprouts, Gentse waterzooi (a casserole made up of chicken and vegetables) and Paling In 't Groen (eels in a sauce).
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 List, The National System of Political Economy, Book I, Chapter 2: Library of Economics and Liberty
Like the kings of France and England at a later period, he and his successors regarded the cities as the strongest counterpoise to the aristocracy, as the richest source of revenue to the State, as a new basis for national defence.
Indeed, it is more than probable that without her commercial policy England would never have attained to such a large measure of municipal and individual freedom as she now possesses, for such freedom is the daughter of industry and of wealth.
Picture of Friedrich List courtesy of The Warren J. Samuels Portrait Collection at Duke University.
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 List of Belgian municipalities by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Belgian municipalities by population, as of January 1, 2005:
Brussels-Capital Region (1,006,749) (counting the capital region as one municipality)
This page was last modified 21:14, 13 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Belgian_municipalities_by_population   (67 words)

  
 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The royal palace in Brussels served as the residence of the royal family from its construction in 1830 till 1935.
Belgian policy in the administration and socio-cultural development of these countries has been heavily criticised, many seeing Belgian decisions as contributing significantly to the troubles in Rwanda in the 1990s when a genocide took place, with an estimated 1 million casualties.
The fried potato strips are sold at many small shops (called fritures or friettenten) and stands (often at train stations) and are known locally as frieten in Dutch and frites in French, though not as 'French fries'.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Belgium   (3073 words)

  
 Belgium: Municipal flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Some municipalities present themselves officially as towns, that is Stad (Dutch) or Ville de(French), for instance Stad Aalst and Ville de Charleroi.
The list of the towns is given on the website of the Union of the Belgian Towns and Municipalities (Vereniging van Belgische Steden en Gemeenten - Union des Villes et Communes belges), as follows:
These lists are slightly outdated and must be completed with a few municipalities that were recently granted the title of town: Genk and Waregem (23 June 1999) and Mortsel (1 January 2000) in Flanders; Seraing (23 June 1999) and maybe Sambreville (recently) in Wallonia.
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 Forum Romanum
listed as an 'ally' and not a citizen.
list of candidates and leave the rest blank.
He is up there on the list of those who have taken their country to
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 Healthcare News for Dallas Fort Worth
This bill would also prevent citizens in local municipalities and states from passing laws requiring that genetically engineered foods and ingredients such as Monsanto's recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) be labeled.
In 1995 the agency was forced, under the Freedom Of Information Act, to release a list of ninety-two aspartame symptoms reported by thousands of victims.
He compiled a list of scientific research sufficient to show the dangers of ingesting excess free glutamic and aspartic acid.
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 Belgian stock market regulator clears Suez offer for Electrabel - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgian stock market regulator clears Suez offer for Electrabel - Forbes.com
The CBFA said that the Suez offer will run from Oct 10 until Nov 7 and can be legally accepted by municipalities.
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 Belgium Education | Your Information Authority and Belgium Education Reference Guide
Did you know that Belgians will tell you that aliment in their homeland is bigger than anywhere else, and anyone traveling encircling the homeland will sign that the Belgians capture eating too seriously.
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