If you were born in Belgium does that mean you are Belgium?
If you were born in Belgium you are Belgian! You can't be a country! :P
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%DETAILS%. Answer . "Twist" refers to a method of barrel manufacture. Thin wires were twisted together then wrapped around a mandrel and hammer-welded. Although these were quite satisfactory in the days of black-powder shells, they are generally not safe with modern ammunition. HOWEVER, when …machine manufacturing made fluid and cast steel barrels possible, not everyone trusted this new-fangled (and cheaper) technology, so some manufacturers "painted" them with a pattern imitating the older methods. The "Finish" may mean that these are really fluid steel barrels that have been "finished" to imitate the appearance of twist construction.. (MORE)
The capital of Belgium is Brussels . In French, itis Bruxelles; in Flemish, it is Brussel.
In Europe, with France to the west, The Netherlands to the northeast and Germany to the east and south. See the related link for a map and more information.
A lot! Belgium is located in the center of Europe and has often been invaded over the past 2000 years. The most famous battlefields would be: . Battle of the Golden Spurs (1302); . Waterloo (1815); . Flanders Fields (1914-1918); . the Battle of the Bulge (aka Ardennes Offensive; 1945)
The head-of-state of Belgium is King Philippe (also Filip), born April 15, 1960. Philippe became King of the Belgians on July 21, 2013 upon the abdication of his father Albert II (born June 6, 1934).
Answer . The flag was adopted January 23 1831, soon after the Belgians gained their independence from the Netherlands in 1830.. The flag had played an important role during the revolt, where the colours of the flag served as a reminder of an older flag with horizontal bands used during a previou…s revolt in 1789 in the the Austrian Netherlands.. The original flag was with horizontal bars, but it was changed to vertical because of the resemblance with the flag of the Netherlands. the vertical design was based on the flag of france, whereas the colours were taken from the colours of the duchy of brabant.. When riots were starting as result of the Belgian revolution against the Dutch domination, a civil guard was established which wore the colours of Brabant. Its unusual proportions (13:15) are of unknown origin. (MORE)
The present of Belgium is Albert II and the current prime minister is Yves Leterme. His name is Discaveri minovsi, i learnt about ir in history.No, I'm from Belgium and we don't have a president. Belgium is a kingdom and our king is called king Albert II. Nobody, generally a Kingdom has no pres…ident. (MORE)
The two major parts of Belgium are Flanders and Wallonia. The symbol of Flanders is a black lion on a yellow background. The symbol of Wallonia is a red rooster on a yellow background. The Belgian flag was created re-using these three colours to reflect the unity of the two major parts.
Yes she does. Due to a wish to make profound institutional changes in their country they are having some trouble getting along, but she definitly has a gouvernement.
Belgium has 16 major lakes. These lakes are Donkmeer, Grand Large,Ixelles Ponds, Lake Butgenbach, Lake Eau d'Heure, Lake Eupen, LakeGenval, Lake Gileppe, Lake Kraenepoel, Lake Neufchateau, LakeNisramont, Lake Robertville, Lake Ry de Rome, Lake Schulens, LakeVirelles, and Lake Warfaaz.
The current weather in Belgium is 50 degree's Fahrenheit. It is a10 percent chance of rain. There is 94 percent humidity.
they grow corn =]. As well as potatoes, barley, sugar beets, wheat, tobacco, strawberries, cherries, pears, apples, peas, leeks, cauliflower, tomatoes, carrots, brusselsprouts . Dunno if farming animals count in your question but they also raise cattle, pigs, chickens, turkeys.
Almost solidly Roman Catholic. The second largest is Islam (6%) Very small minorities of Jews, Protestants and Anglicans. Hinduism and Sikhism are growing but are not recognised by the Government, but it does not deny them the right to practise Same as everywhere, catholics , protestants , Je…ws , everything (MORE)
\n. \nEuro\n. \nBrussels, in Belgium is the capital of Europe, so of course it's the Euro.
I know they export large amounts of Beer. I am not sure if this is their largest export, but it is a sizable one.
An example of some of that stuff that Belgium imports is shoppingbags, jewelry, veggies, fruit, furs, rugs, spoons, forks, knifes,markers, pencils, and magnets. Belgium imports tulips, dogs, and socks with cars on them
No it isn't. There were not enough black people in our country (it was a close call tho) so Africa refused our admittance and they cramped us between Holland, Germany, France and some cold sea. Mind you Belgium used to rule a large chunk of Africa called the Belgium Congo ( now Zaire, Democratic r…epublic of Congo etc..) about 100 times its own size. (MORE)
belgium is mainly famous for brewing hundreds of beers... they are also famous for chocolate, waffles, lace, and for being the capital of Europe by housing the offices of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium is also home to NATO and the BENELUX. Belgium is also famous for his adva…nced computer technology and his gun-building skills. The P90 and the SCAR are 2 examples of these. (MORE)
Belgium has 3 national languages: Dutch French German That's why Belgium is a trilingual country.
"The Religons in Belgium" is a part of movie series about a fictional family, the Religons, visiting various countries. A religon is also a polygon with sides numbering reli.
Amazing beer, THE best chocolate in the world, fries, .... Those would be the major ones I guess. Are cuisine is strongly related to the French cuisine. Belgium is known for it's good food. That I can assure you.
it depends where you live From the south, cross France and continue north /keeping to the west. From the east, cross northern Germany and continue (not too far north because you might get to the Netherlands. From the north, cross The Netherlands and continue south. From the west, cross central Engla…nd and continue across the English Channel/North Sea to Belgium. (MORE)
Part of Belgium is French-speaking, the other main part is Dutch-speaking. That does not mean that Belgium is part of France or Netherlands.. Belgium is a separate, independent country.. If you are born in Belgium there is a strong possibility that you are a Belgian. You could be born in Belgium, …and be French, if your parents were French nationals living in Belgium at the time of your birth. (MORE)
It's a small country, and with 10 million people living in it.... There are a lot of buildings and houses everywhere. But on the countryside and in the South of Belgium there are some wonderful cities and forests and such.
No. In the region of Flanders (North) people speak Dutch, in most of Wallonia (South), people speak French and in the very east of Wallonia there are a few towns (Eupen, Malmedy, Sanct-Vith) where they speak German. The capital, Brussels, has two official languages, French and Dutch, but many other …languages are spoken: English, Spannish, Portuguese, Arabic ... (MORE)
July 21st is National Day. Being a Christian country, they celebrate the standard holidays. These include Easter and New Years. They also celebrate St. Nicholas Day on December 6th.
yes we have 1 very long continuous sand and dune beach along our Western border in fact that beach is our western border
The colours represent the Duchy of Brabant. These were worn during riots against Dutch domination.
Sports: Kim Clijsters & Justin Henin (tennis), Eddy Merckx (cycling), Kim Gevaert & Tia Hellebaut (atletics) Arts: Jean-Claude Vandamme (movie star), Maurice Engelen (Pragha Khan, Lords of Acid), Dani Klein (Vaya Con Dios), Sarah Bettens, Arno, Front 242, Soeur Sourire, Panamarenko, Jan Fabre, Luc… Tuymans, Rubens, Van Eyck Father Damian, Adolphe Sax, Leo Baekeland (found the bakelite) (MORE)
Wrong: It is the name of a family that produces champagne: Moet et Chardnon. Correct: moet comes from the verb moeten (have to, or must). Ik moet = I have to or I must.
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.
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 And…aluse etc.) If ever in Brussels it's highly recommended to try. (and don't put ketchup on it) (MORE)
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 firs…t king (King Leopold I) was crowned. (MORE)
In Belgium, most of the population is Roman Catholic, however due to secularisation, faith now lost her importance.
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
main crops: corn, mais, potatoes also: sugar beets, fodder beets, tobacco, hop, chicory, flax, beans
Belgium has a highly industrialised economy, making many engineering products, lots of beer, steel products, and mining coal and gypsum.
There are no mountains in Belgium, only hills. The highest hill is about 70 meters too low to be a mountain.
not much! Only the liberty to be a free country, and to not speak German (thank God)
From the age of 18 on in Belgium, citizens have to vote. Compelledby law means that individuals have no choice except to show up andvote (for someone on the ballot).
Belgium exits Because Spain didn't want to lose the 17 Netherlands in a revolt and invaded the place. The Current Belgian-Dutch border is where the Dutch stopped the Spanish. Belgium became independent because Belgium wanted to.
Yellow - a symbol of generosity . Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour . Black - Determination
A Belgium river is meaningless. Asking what a Belgian river is, the answer would be: a river that flows in the country of Belgium.
Belgium is a country, not a city. It is not the capital of anything. An organisation called the European Union has most of its head offices in Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. The European Union is an organisation, not a country, so neither Belgium or Brussels is its capital.
a country of northwest Europe on the north sea. inhabited in ancient times by the belgae, the region was part of the roman and Carolingian empires before breaking up into a number of feudal states during the middle ages. ruchi
Is Cuba in Miami? Belgium is a country in Western Europe. Amsterdam is a city in The Netherlands, another country in Western Europe.
Not necessarily. If you are from Belgium, you can either be Flemish, Walloon or inhabitant of the Brussels-Capital Region. In any case, if you are from Belgium, Belgian is what you are..
Same way as it got to most other European countries: it was introduced in the late 19th century by people who had seen it or played it in England, where it had been popular since the 1850's.
The Kinepolis Group is a Belgian chain of movie theaters that started in 1997 that consists of 23 cinemas, which is a total of 317 theaters.Kinepolis has received over 22 million visitors.
Because it wants to be. In 1957 it was one of the six founding members of the European Economic Community, the organisation that eventually became the EU. Belgium has been an active member throughout, with its capital Brussels, being the location of many of the main offices of the EU.