This category covers questions about Belgium, officially known as the Kingdom of Belgium. In 1830, Belgium revolted against the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and declared independence. The capital city of Belgium is Brussels.
In the colonial age, every western country had to have a colony to be "in". Belgium became a part of King Leopold II PERSONAL treasure, it was called belgian Congo, but actually it was his personal possesion. He made Hugh profits with producing rubber and digging for diamants, selling it all, to...
It was essential to divide and conquer, but he failed to defeat Wellington before the Prussians enetered the fray.
The north, it is called Flanders, people speak dutch. 68% of al Belgians live here.
Brussels is 114 miles (183 kilometers) from Cologne.
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The Netherlands, Germany, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, France
around 40% is native French speaker. But since every one in Flanders learns French on school starting from the age of 10 I guess 90% can speak at least some words.
i dont know that is why i am asking you
Yes. Big Mountains.
It is 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 miles
The Battle of Borodino. They used the tactics of scorched earth. And that rusland was very big. They set fire to their capital after napoleon marched in ther. And they used the harsh winter.
Yes, and on that answer you can wager your last franc, napoleon and Euro.
Yes, most definitely
The recipe and ingredients used mostly. The type of waffle maker also makes a difference
Yes, just like every other country. Every country has their own traditions and holidays, but they all have them
It is approximately 7 hours long.
so smaller than China!!just 1% of later
Ever since 1900, but missed out in 1904
People in Belgium eat waffles, chocolate, frites (fries), and mussles.
Typically the train departing Brussels Midi at 1125 hours daily is scheduled to arrive at Amsterdam Central at 1406 on same day. All trains between the two cities stop at Antwerp, Rotterdam, The Hague and Schiphol en route.
The Bank of Canada sold 40-note sheets of the 1973 1 Dollar bills in 1988 and 1989. In mint condition, they are worth $250-$300.
Im doing a project in business and I need to know the customs and traditions to come up with a suitable business for this country.
8hr 50min Brussels (BRU) to Mumbai (BOM) by a nonstop flight operated by Jet Airways.
"The horror, the horror." The horror of seeing hell fire burning,and a special chair just for him in the center of it.
No. Germany and Belgium are two separate countries.
Extremely no. It is divided into Flanders in the north and Wallonia in the south. Flanders speaks Dutch and Wallonia speaks French.
Flanders is the Northern, Dutch speaking part of Belgium. Though, with the many differences between Dutch-Dutch and Belgian-Dutch, we usually say the Belgians speak Flemmish.
A typical flight between Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium would have a flying time of about 7 hours, 45 minutes .
Belgium uses the Euro (€), and has done since 2002.
I flew in September & it took 40 minutes from taxi to landing.
Other then what? Anyway... 1384, 1482, 1555, 1609, 1714, 1790, 1793, 1795, 1815, 1830, 1831, 1839, 1880, 1909, 1914, 1918, 1925, 1934, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1960, 1962, 1970, 1980, 1988-'89 1384: the Low Countries (Belgium (+Artois and Picardie), the Netherlands, Luxemburg) are united under...
There are 3 official languages in Belgium: Dutch, French andGerman. Dutch is spoken by 60% of the people, living in the NorthernFlemish region. French is spoken by 40% of the people, living in the SouthernWalloon region. German is spoken in a small part in Eastern Wallonia. Most people speak at...
Flanders ("les Flandres" in French) are located both sides of the French and Belgian border.
Yes they all worship the Fonzie!
Yes, even though Germany went through Belgium as that was part of the Schlieffen Plan, Belgium did not want to get involved.
Turd Hall (Hall of Turds)
He was not killed. He died of stomach cancer in 1921 at St. Helena. I think you mean 1821, 5th May
The Allies included: The UK Prussia Netherlands Hanover Nassau and Brunswick.
1hr 20min Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) by a nonstop flight operated by Brussels Airlines.
There is no Belgian language. Belgians speak French (which has somewords different from Parisian French and some call it Walloon),German, and Dutch which is called Flemish. Are you well would be'is alles goed met jou?' in Flemish.
Lindt chocolate is Swiss
The National Anthem of Belgium titled "La Brabanconne"..The lyrics of the ''La Brabanconne" was written by a young revolutionary with the pseudonym 'Jenneval' and music was composed by Francois Van Campenhout, a violinist. Jenneval's real name was Hippolyte Louis-Alexandre Dechet, who was a French...
no it is has the biggest chocolate factory in the world
Belgians are quite traditional. They are known as hard workers. And they are among the biggest money savers of the world. Buying or building a own house is the goal for the most. But they also enjoy life very much: you find a lot of good restaurants, and even there much less pubs than some decades...
Vlaamse frites Belgian chocolate .. well they're not actually their favorite foods they're just there well knows dishes yes hmm nomnom i ate pizzahut when i was in belgium (:
Christmas in Belgium is festive, there are Christmas Markets and Bazaars. If you can stand a roadtrip then go see the christmas markets in Germany. Not to mention the Snow!
The driving distance is approximately 916 km. The driving time will be about 9 hours and 10 minutes . Add extra time to account for stops or delays.
Belgium is situated in France. It is a french speaking country and there are many little villages in it. There are many football players who come from Belgium too.
any kind of staple food
Belgium is in Northern Europe
Belgium is a constitutional, popular monarchy and parliamantory democracy. So the current head of state is King Albert II. Prime minister (who is actually the political leader) is when I write this still Yves Leterme, but the government is not working since she felt last month. In June there are...
Switzerland is a land-locked country in central Europe. It is surrounded by 5 other countries: France, Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Italy. Belgium is on the coast of the North Sea, North-East of Switzerland. It borders on The Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France.
Belgium has been famous for it's chocolates for centuries.
frites is the french word for french fries. Belgium is known for its frites which if very good. It's made of special potatoes which are fried twice, the double action makes it more crunchy. It's usually being served in a cone of paper and added with a desired sauce (Mayonnaise, Cocktail. samurai...
The only thing I can think of : fries.
Holland: Dutch. They also talk Frisian in the province Friesland. In the west they sometimes talk a dialect of Low Saxon. Belgium: Dutch, French and a bit German. Also dialects like Flemish, Walloon and Limburgish. Luxembourg: Luxembourgish, French and German. They all talk English very well.
Both and located in Holland. Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. Amsterdam is the second largest port in the Netherlands
Belgians, especially those in the cities, wear modern Western-style clothes. Men who work in offices are expected to wear suit jackets to work. It is generally acceptable for women to wear slacks to work. The ethnic costumes of the Flemings and Walloons are seldom worn today. On some farms women...
The most popular sport played in Belgium is football. Other sportsthat are played in Belgium include tennis, swimming, badminton,basketball, and volleyball. Auto racing is a popular sport inBelgium.
229 miles taking this route: . Take M20 from London to the CHANNEL TUNNEL at JUNCTION 11A near Folkestone. . Take the high-speed car transport train thru the CHANNEL TUNNEL from FOLKESTONE, UK to COQUELLES, FRANCE. . Once you are in FRANCE, follow signs to A16 to BRUXELLES. . A16 becomes E40....
In Flanders that would be Peeters or Jansens.
Belgium shares borders with France, Germany, Luxembourg and The Netherlands.
The Signal de Botrange is the highest point in Belgium, located in the High Fens (Hautes Fagnes in French), at 694 metres (2,277 ft). . And also that medium sized hill
After the Belgian Revolution took place in 1830-'31, the Belgian government declared itself no longer to be part of the Netherlands , which it was since Napoleon lost at Waterloo in 1815. There is no specific date, however the National Holliday is held on 21 July, in 1831 being the date the...
Albert II is the current King of the Belgians and a constitutional monarch.
Yes, the Ardennes.
In Belgium, most of the population is Roman Catholic, however due to secularisation, faith now lost her importance.
In Brussel (our capital city). Near the South station.
Duke of Wellington (England) He was defeated by Wellington, But Wellington would have lost had the Prussians under Blucher not joined the battle, Napoleon needed to keep the 2 opponents apart & defeat them seperately. Marshal Grouchy gets the blame: Had the French won, however, Napoleon would have...
Since Belgium is a federation you have 'Gewesten' and 'Gemeenschappen' or 'Regions' and 'Communautés'. 3 Regions and 3 communes They both have different powers and do not comprehend the exactly the same territory.
Go to the trainstation Get on the train
Napoleon Bonaparte lost at the Waterloo in Belgium in 1815.
Antwerp has a large port but it isn't the biggest in the world.
to the north there is Holland, to the east there is Germany and Luxembourg to the south there France to the west across the north sea there is the U.K
in 1999 it is adopted and in 2002 belguim started to use it as coins and banknotes