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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.
The three regions are the Brussels-Capital Region, the Flemish Region and the Walloon Region.
The Brussels-Capital Region (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest in Dutch, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale in French, Die Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt in German) or Brussels Region is centrally located and completely surrounded by the province of Flemish Brabant and thus by the Flemish Region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communities,_regions_and_provinces_of_Belgium   (1338 words)

  
 Belgium - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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).
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.
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 banknotes in early 2002.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Belgium   (3321 words)

  
 Belgium Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Seventeen Provinces and the Bishopric of Liège.
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.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Belgium   (4332 words)

  
 Belgium - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belgium (België in Dutch, Belgique in French, and Belgien in German) is a small 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 II.
Belgium became a first-tier member of the Euro, the single European currency, in January 1999 and the Belgian franc was completely replaced by euro coins and banknotes in early 2002.
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 Limburg (Belgium) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Limburg is the easternmost province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and is located west of the Meuse river.
It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Liège, Flemish Brabant and Antwerp.
In 't Bronsgroen Eikenhout is the "official" anthem of the region of Limburg, both in Belgium and the Netherlands.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Limburg_(Belgium)   (206 words)

  
 Belgium - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belgium (België in Dutch, Belgique in French, and Belgien in German) is a small country located in Western Europe, bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and the North Sea.
In Belgium the main religion is Roman Catholicism, which consists of between 75 and 80% of the Belgian population.
Belgium has three main physical regions: the coastal plain (located in the northwest), the central plateau (the name speaks for itself) and the Ardennes uplands (located in the southeast).
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 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belgium (Dutch: België, French: Belgique, German: 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 (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).
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/be/Belgium.htm   (2849 words)

  
 Belgium - Gurupedia
Belgium (België in Dutch, Belgique in French, and Belgien in German) is a country in
German-speaking community, and in three regions: Brussels (mainly Dutch- and French-speaking, with a population of 960,000), Flanders (mainly Dutch-speaking, with a population of 6,000,000), and Wallonia (mainly French-speaking, with a population of 3,300,000).
Belgium was one of the first countries to adopt the euro, the single European currency, in January 1999 and the Belgian
www.gurupedia.com /b/be/belgium.htm   (2549 words)

  
 French Community of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The French Community of Belgium (French: Communauté française de Belgique, Dutch: Franse Gemeenschap van België) is one of the three official communities in Belgium along with the Flemish Community and the German speaking Community.
Although its name could suggest that it is a community of French citizens in Belgium, it is not.
The names Communauté Wallonie-Bruxelles and Communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles are sometimes used to refer to institutions of the French Community of Belgium or more broadly to institutions which are common to the French Community of Belgium, the Walloon Region and the Commission communautaire française (COCOF, an French-speaking institution of the Brussels-capital Region) [1] (http://www.wbri.be/cgi/bin2/htdoc.cgi?id=0000236_geoandmenu=0000195_menu_entierandheader=0000260_headerandfooter=0000261_footerandlang=fr).
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/French_Community_in_Belgium   (419 words)

  
 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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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 Regions and provinces of Belgium : Provinces of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This federal region is centrally located and completely surrounded by the province of Flemish Brabant.
The Flemish Region or Flanders (Vlaams Gewest or Vlaanderen in Dutch)
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.
www.termsdefined.net /pr/provinces-of-belgium.html   (771 words)

  
 Wallonia|Walloon Region Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
'''Wallonia''' (French languageFrench: ''Wallonie'') or '''Walloon Region''' (French: ''Région Wallonne'') is the predominantly French languageFrench-speaking region that constitutes one of the three Communities, regions and provinces of Belgiumfederal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur (city)Namur.
During the past decades, areas as the provinces of Namur (province)Namur, Walloon Brabant and Luxembourg, province of BelgiumLuxembourg, and the area around Tournai have seen their share of economic activity rise significantly faster than the old industrial areas.
Walloon politics is similar to the politics of the French-speaking community in Belgium: the French-speaking socialist party PS is viewed as dominating both.
www.echostatic.com /Wallonia|Walloon_Region.html   (677 words)

  
 ISO 3166-2:BE - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISO 3166-2:BE is an ISO standard which defines geocodes: it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to Belgium.
The first part is the ISO 3166-1 code BE for Belgium, the second part is three-digit-alphabetic, where the first letter marks the region.
Brussels is a separate region, therefore, it has a separate code.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/ISO_3166-2:BE   (118 words)

  
 Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Province is a name for a secondary, or subnational entity of government in most countries.
In France, the expression en province means "outside of the region of Paris".
There are also provinces in New Zealand, but the country is not seen as a "federal" country.
33beat.com /Province.html   (218 words)

  
 Results for Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belgium's neutrality was violated in 1914, when Germany invaded Belgium as part of...
Belgium is composed of the five northern Dutch-speaking provinces of...
Indymedia in Belgium - Indymedia en Belgique - Indymedia in België - Indymedia in Belgien.
www.xasa.biz /buscar/search/Belgium   (305 words)

  
 9 out of 10 acceding regions below 75 pct of EU average - EUbusiness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There were eight regions where the figure was between 50% and 75% of the EU15 average, and there were six regions, all in Poland, where the figure did not reach one-third of the EU15 average.
In the 15 current EU countries, the four leading regions were Inner London in the United Kingdom (263% of the average), Bruxelles-Capitale in Belgium (217%), the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (194%) and Hamburg in Germany (171%).
Among the 21 regions exceeding the 125% level, five were in Germany, three each in Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and one each in Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria, Finland and Sweden.
www.eubusiness.com /topics/Finance/EUNews.2004-02-18.4330   (453 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belgium (in French, Belgique; in Dutch, België), officially Kingdom of Belgium, constitutional monarchy in north-western Europe, bounded on the...
Brussels (French, Bruxelles, Dutch, Brussel), city in central Belgium, capital and largest city of the country.
Flemish Literature, literature of Flanders, written in the Flemish language.
au.encarta.msn.com /Belgium.html   (75 words)

  
 Flemish Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Flemish region is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium (alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region).
Immediately after its establishment, the Flemings transferred all its constitutional competencies were to the Flemish Community.
The Flemish region is divided into 5 provinces that form the Flemish region:
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Flemish_region   (189 words)

  
 Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Police and security forces on Thursday battled gunmen in one of the main cities in Russia's restive Caucasus region, including at a school.
Torrential rains and powerful gusts of wind wreaked havoc in parts of the metropolitan region still recovering from downpours in the last week.
Economic development in the North-East will be damaged by a lack of money for transport from the Government, regional leaders claimed last night.
www.infothis.com /find/Region   (293 words)

  
 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:British_overseas_territory   (1509 words)

  
 belgium information site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Kingdom of Belgium (Dutch: België, French: Belgique, German: 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, 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.
Brussels, the capital, is mostly French speaking, but officially French/Dutch bilingual as 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 that for a long time massively favoured French.
www.mistyped.info /belgium.htm   (3047 words)

  
 A Motorhome on Tour - France: Find our pictures by Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
www.wigstonwolery.free-online.co.uk /im/be/index.htm   (254 words)

  
 Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Namur are the seven largest cities of Belgium, with populations above 100,000.
Belgium is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its independence and the 25th anniversary of the federal state - in French, Dutch, English, German
Belgium: society, character and culture, An essay on the Belgian identity.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/B/Belgium.htm   (3254 words)

  
 province Regions (Belgium)
Antwerpen english/french/nederlands - The province of Antwerp is situated in the North of Belgium and in the centre of Western Europe.
Walloon Region english/french/nederlands - The Walloon Region has its own government.
Province de Namur french - Située au carrefour de l'Europe occidentale, la Province de Namur occupe une position géographique privilégiée qui a marqué sa destinée, tout au long de son histoire plus de deux fois millénaire.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/eur/belgium/regions.htm   (417 words)

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