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  Communities, Regions and provinces of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belgium is a federal state and is composed of three Communities, three Regions, and four linguistic regions.
These are the five most important subdivisions of Belgium, as laid out into the Belgian constitution (as far as the first four subdivisions are concerned) and law (as far as the municipalities are concerned).
With a surface area of 162 km² (0.53% of Belgium) it is the smallest of the three regions.
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 Belgium
Belgium is at a cultural crossroad between Germanic Europe (with Dutch speakers in the North, the Flemings, and German speakers in the East) and Romance Europe (with French speakers in the South, the Walloons), which is reflected in its complex institutions and political history.
Belgium is divided into three communities, the Flemish community, the French-speaking community and the German-speaking community, and in three regions: Brussels (mainly Dutch- and French-speaking, with a population of 980,000), Flanders (mainly Dutch-speaking, with a population of 6,000,000), and Wallonia (mainly French-speaking, with a population of 3,360,000).
Belgium is composed of the 5 northern Dutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the 5 southern French-speaking provinces of Wallonia and the Capital Region of Brussels.
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 Belgium Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Belgium's political institutions are complex, but the majority of political power is organised with the two main communities: the Flemings and their political parties; and the French speakers and their parties.
Belgium is composed of the five northern Dutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the five southern French-speaking provinces of Wallonia and the Capital Region of Brussels.
Belgium adopted the euro, the single European currency, in January 1999, and the Belgian franc was completely replaced by euro coins and banknotes in early 2002.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Belgium   (4385 words)

  
 MapZones.com : Belgium Map
Belgium (in French, Belgique; in Dutch, België), officially Kingdom of Belgium, constitutional monarchy in north-western Europe, bounded on the north by the Netherlands and the North Sea, on the east by Germany and Luxembourg, and on the south and south-west by France.
The population of Belgium is 10,258,762 (2001 estimate).
Belgium generally is a low-lying country, with a broad coastal plain extending from the North Sea and The Netherlands and rising gradually into the Ardennes hills and forests of the southeast, where a maximum height of 2,277 feet (694 metres) is reached at Botrange.
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 Belgium Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Belgium possessed one primary foreign colony during its history: the Belgian CongoCongo, which was given to Leopold II of BelgiumKing Leopold II in the Conference of Berlin in 1885.
Belgium is composed of the 5 northern Dutch languageDutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the 5 southern French languageFrench-speaking provinces of Wallonia and the Brussels-Capital RegionCapital Region of Brussels.
Belgium was one of the first countries to adopt the euro, the single European currency, in January 1999 and the Belgian franc was completely replaced by euro coins and euro banknotesbanknotes in early 2002.
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Belgium (België in Dutch, Belgique in French, and Belgien in German) is a country located in Western Europe, bordered by the Netherlands, the Federal Republic of Germany, Luxembourg, France, and the North Sea.
Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and by Nazi Germany during World War II.
Belgium exports twice as much per capita as Germany and five times as much as Japan.
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Kingdom of Belgium (French: Royaume de Belgique, Flemish: Koninkrijk België, German: Königreich Belgien) is a country in Western Europe, bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and the North Sea.
Belgium is at a cultural crossroad between Germanic Europe and Romance Europe.
Belgium is divided into three communities, the Flemish community, the French-speaking community and the German-speaking community, and in three regions: Brussels (mainly Dutch- and French-speaking, with a population of 980,000), Flemish region (mainly Dutch-speaking, with a population of 5,900,000), and Wallonia (mainly French-speaking, with a population of 3,360,000).
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 An Invitation to Visit Belgium
Belgium declared its independence on October 3, 1830 although July 21 is its National Holiday.
These provinces are given Roman laws and are part and parcel of the Roman Empire until the Germanic tribes known as the "Franks" successfully invade Gallia Belgica and overpower the Roman defenders.
In 1556, Charles' son Philip II of Spain inherits the provinces and enforces his power through the "good" offices of the most cruel of his nobles, the Duke of Alba, a.k.a.
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 Regions and provinces of Belgium : Provinces of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Regions and provinces of Belgium : Provinces of Belgium
This federal region is centrally located and completely surrounded by the province of Flemish Brabant.
The official language is Dutch, although French may be used by the inhabitants of six so-called municipalities with facilities (faciliteitengemeenten in Dutch) around the Brussels Capital Region.
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 Provinces of the Netherlands - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the local municipalities, having the responsibility for matters of subnational or regional importance.
Nearly all Dutch provinces can trace their origin to a mediaeval state such as a county or a duchy, as can the provinces of Belgium.
The 17 provinces of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands were for a significant part based on the former French departments and their borders, in particular in what would later become Belgium.
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 Belgium Today - belgium travel and tourist information, travel bargains, hotels, resorts, car hire - business lounge ...
Located in the centre of Europe, with Brussels as the capital city, Belgium borders to the Netherlands, France, Germany and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and can very easily be reached by aeroplane, boat, train or car.
With a surface of + 30.000 km, Belgium is divided in 10 Provinces :
Apart from this Provinces, Belgium is also has different "communities" where people speak French (La Wallonie) or Flemish (Vlaanderen).
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 LIMBURG (BELGIUM) FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Liège, Flemish_Brabant and Antwerp.
It has a surface area of 2414 km² and is divided into three Arrondissements (''arrondissementen'' in Dutch) which contain 44 municipalities.
Most of Limburg was included in the prince-bishopric_of_Liège until 1792, and was part of the Dutch province of Limburg from 1815-1839.
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 Belgium on GlobalGuide.Org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1995, the provinces of Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant were created from the old province of Brabant, leaving Belgium with a total of 10 provinces.
Belgium is Europe in a nutshell, multicultural and multilingual.
Belgium's history has always been linked to both commercial and cultural exchange, and much of its character is due to its role as the great meeting place of western Europe.
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All political parties in Belgium belong to one of these two communities, except for a German-speaking party and some smaller parties in Brussels.
image is composed of the 5 northern Dutch-speaking provinces of Flanders, the 5 southern French-speaking provinces of Wallonia and the Capital Region of Brussels.
Belgium is sometimes called "The heart of Europe".
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/be/Belgium.htm   (2849 words)

  
 Latest List Of Events In Belgium
Starting mid 1998, a network of five business and engineering High Schools, one in each main town of the French-speaking provinces of Belgium, runs a full, modular, education programme covering organizational, managerial and socio-psychological, as well as technical aspects of telework implementation in an enterprise.
ETDs National Coordinator for Belgium, Christian Van Asbroeck, is collaborating to the marketing of the programme and has been running the initial sessions in all locations.
As part of the promotion activities, it is planned to organize networked open-door sessions in the five provinces during European Telework Week 98, early in November.
www.etw.org /98/belgium2.htm   (404 words)

  
 Belgium Provinces
Belgium has been independent throughout the 20th century, except during the German invasions of the two World Wars.
Belgium is divided into ten provinces (Flemish: provincies) and one capital region (Flemish: hoofdstedelijke gewest; French: région capitale).
don't correspond neatly to the new province boundaries.
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 Belgium: Overview
Belgium is a small, highly developed and densely populated country (10 million of inhabitants) at the cross-roads of Western Europe.
Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Community, and its capital, Brussels, is also the capital of the European Union.
Belgium has possibly the highest "quality of life" in the world, as testified by its excellent food, housing, health care, education and infrastructure, its world records for high productivity and low poverty, and the appreciation of foreigners residing in Belgium.
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 Talk:British overseas territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communities, regions and provinces of Belgium and Australian States and Territories.
I propose replacing the template on the grounds of precedence and that at the very worst it is only a block at the bottom of the page that does not even need to be scrolled past if it is of no use to anyone.
Just because Belgium and Australia has it doesn't mean they're in the right.
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 A Motorhome on Tour - France: Find our pictures by Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There are 3 languages spoken in Belgium, 60 percent of the population speak Dutch, 39 percent French and 1 percent German.
When planning a route in Belgium it is advisable to check the various spellings of the towns on your journey.
Because we would need fuel to reach Spain we revised our plans and decided to head across the border to Belgium only to find that the Belgians were also starting to demonstrate in the larger towns.
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 ANTWERP - LoveToKnow Article on ANTWERP
Malines, Lierre and Turnhout are among the towns of the province.
Its importance, however, is derived from the fact that it contains the commercial metropolis of Belgium.
portant city on the right bank 01 the Scheldt, Belgiums in id centre of commerce and a strong fortified position.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AN/ANTWERP.htm   (1447 words)

  
 Results for Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1908, it was ceded to Belgium as a colony, henceforth called the Belgian Congo.
Belgium's neutrality was violated in 1914, when Germany invaded Belgium...
Indymedia in Belgium - Indymedia en Belgique - Indymedia in België - Indymedia in Belgien.
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 Luxembourg (province of Belgium) - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It borders on (clockwise from the East) the nation of Luxembourg, France and the Belgian provinces of Namur and Liège.
The province also covers two regions (of Wallonia, one of the three actual official regions of Belgium) : the Ardennes on the north part and the Gaume on the south part.
The province was detached from the duchy of Luxembourg in 1839.
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 Search Europe: Travel: Destinations: Belgium
Belgium / Flanders : 4****(shamrock rated) bed & breakfast - holiday cottage in the creek region Meetjesland, a green heart between the historical towns of Bruges - Ghent - Antwerp and Nordsea Coast
Antwerp is not only a city, but at the same time the capital of the Province of Antwerp.
Hotels *** and Residences ***** in the centre of Brussels, Belgium - heart of Europe.
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 Europe: Castles galore. (Belgium)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Belgium has often been a battleground during its history, and it is home to a large and diverse collection of castles.
The castles of Bouillon, Beersal and Reinhardstein are open to visitors, and there are many others throughout the nine provinces of Belgium.
Belgium has never made a particularly good job of packaging itself for foreign visitors.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ghent
The Diocese of Ghent at present comprises the whole territory of East Flanders, one of the nine provinces of Belgium.
The Sisters of Charity now number more than 1300, and their benevolent activity is spread throughout Belgium, Holland, England, the Congo, India (Punjab), and Ceylon, they are engaged not only in the instruction of children, but give intelligent and devoted care to deaf mutes, the insane and incurables.
From an architectural point of view the cathedral of Saint-Bavon at Ghent is one of the most beautiful churches in Belgium and is undoubtedly the richest in objects of art.
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 testimonials Genealogy research family search ancestors ancestry ancestral history research family tree family trees ...
She found the marriage of Louis Bêche and Louise-Henriette Nottet, in a small village - Buret - of the Luxembourg province of Belgium.
From that important finding, we were able to trace 5 generations of Bêche and over 250 original documents on both the Bêche and the Nottet sides of the family.
Within a few months she had the names, the places, the marriage and baptismal records, from the provinces of Manitoba and Québec, (my great grandfather was in fact not from France).
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 Search: Belgium - Info.com
Belgium as a colony, henceforth called the Belgian Congo.
Belgium - Indymedia en Belgique - Indymedia in België - Indymedia in Belgien.
Belgium hotel deals and guides you directly to the quality companies providing them.
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