Belgium
Brussels, officially the Brussels Region or Brussels-Capital Region, is the capital of Belgium and the capital of the European Union. www.internshipbrussels.com
Belgian chocolate is one of the most popular food in Belgium .Really nice desert consisted of special made waffle which is covered with syrup, sliced fruits, whipped cream or chocolate. The variety of toppings is rich and can satisfy every different taste www.wsibrussels.org
This is the flag of Belgium. The black represent the shield . The yellow represent the generosity . The red represent hardiness, bravery, strength & valour 3.bp.blogspot.com
The population of Belgium is 11.04 million . According to the picture the most populated cities are Brussels,Antwerp, Cbarleroi , Brugge,Gent , Kortijk ,Mons and Liege . www.zonu.com
ST. MICHAEL AND GUDULA CATHEDRAL Brussels Cathedral is of great historical significance in Belgium and known to have been founded during the middle of the 11th century. During the 13th century, the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral was thoroughly revamped and many Gothic features were added. The south bell tower boasts almost 50 bells, which regularly ring without fail on Sundays. upload.wikimedia.org
ST. MICHAEL AND GUDULA CATHEDRAL Address: Parvis St. Gudule, Treurenberg Hill, Brussels, BE-1000, Belgium, BE Brussels Cathedral is of great historical significance in Belgium and known to have been founded during the middle of the 11th century. During the 13th century, the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral was thoroughly revamped and many Gothic features were added. The south bell tower boasts almost 50 bells, which regularly ring without fail on Sundays. images.fineartamerica.com
ROYAL PALACE / NATIONAL PALACE (PALAIS ROYAL) Often referred to as the Royal Palace of Brussels, this regal building itself was constructed towards the end of the 18th century, although the present façade was added many years later, in the early 1900s, on instruction by King Leopold II. The Royal Palace is no longer used as a royal residence, as the Belgian monarchy now live in the suburbs, within the Royal Castle of Laeken. cache.graphicslib.viator.com
EGMONT PALACE (EGMONTPALEIS / PALAIS D'EGMONT) Dating back to the 16th century, the Egmontpaleis (Egmont Palace) is an imposing local landmark in central Brussels and where the Belgian government regularly convenes and meets with many international leaders. The building itself stands in a good state of repair and was thoroughly renovated during the 18th century. www.cegesoma.be
The Kingdom of Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. A number of non-official, minority languages and dialects are spoken as well. English is widely spoken throughout the country as a second or third language by native Belgians. sicmagazine.org
Catholicism, is the biggest religion in Belgium with about 57% of the population adhering to the Catholic Church, 1.7% to Protestantism, and 0.3% to Orthodox Christian Churches in the 2000s.The second largest religion is Islam with 6% of the resident population being Muslim (3.9% in Flanders, 4% in Wallonia, 25.5% in Brussels),[3] or even 8.1% as of 201Belgium has a separation between the Church and State, and freedom of religion. Consequently, the State cannot force someone to adhere to a certain religion nor can it ask someone to which he or she adheres1 theo.kuleuven.be
People should travel to this country because it have a lot of unique and interesting places . Belgium have delicious food . Belgium have a great tradition and interesting history . Belgium have a really good service hotels ,beaches and airlines . Most of all it have a really good tourist site . www.youtube.com http://bookinghunter.com/ Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union (EU). It is also the largest urban area in Belgiu...
People should travel to this country because it have a lot of unique and interesting places . Belgium have delicious food . Belgium have a great tradition and interesting history . Belgium have a really good service hotels ,beaches and airlines . Most of all it have a really good tourist site .
Air Belgium Airline Air Belgium was a charter airline that operated from Brussels, Belgium, in the 1980s and 1990s. The airline flew international services on jet aircraft. upload.wikimedia.org
Brussels Airport is an international airport 6 NM northeast of Brussels, Belgium. The airport is partially in Zaventem and partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, both located in the Flemish Region of Belgium. . www.airport-status.com
Three major rivers flow into the sea: the Scheldt (200 km in Belgium, 350 km in total), the Meuse (183 km in Belgium, 925 km in total) and the Yser (50 km in Belgium, 78 km in total). Other rivers are the Rupel, Senne, Sambre, Lesse, Ourthe, Lys and Dijle. The main lakes include the Lake Genval, Lake Bütgenbach, Lake Eau d'Heure and Lake Robertville.Belgium's highest point is the Signal de Botrange at 694 meters above the sea level. Other hills in Belgium include the Kemmelberg (159 m high) and the Koppenberg (77 m high) both known as being climbed by professional cyclist during the annual cycling road races of respectively Gent–Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders. encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com
COMIC Belgium has numerous well-known cartoonists, such as Hergé (The Adventures of Tintin), Peyo (The Smurfs), Franquin (Spirou et Fantasio, Marsupilami, Gaston), Willy Vandersteen (Spike and Suzy), Morris (Lucky Luke), Edgar P. Jacobs (Blake and Mortimer), Jef Nys (Jommeke) and Marc Sleen (Nero). news.yale.edu
CINEMA Belgium cinema has already been rewarded several times at Cannes Film Festival (Benoît Poelvoorde, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, etc.) and in other less-known festivals. Belgian movies are generally made with small budget, and are mostly funded by the regional governments (the Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, and Wallimage, among others) and private corporations by means of sponsorship and product placement. cinemawithoutborders.com
MUSIC OF BELGIUM Many important classical composers were born in Belgium. One of the most famous is César Franck but Henri Vieuxtemps, Eugène Ysaÿe, Guillaume Lekeu and Wim Mertens are also noteworthy. Many great Medieval and Renaissance composers, such as Gilles Binchois, Orlande de Lassus, Guillaume Dufay, Heinrich Isaac and Jacob Obrecht came from the area which is now Belgium (see the Franco-Flemish School). Well-known singers include pioneer Jacques Brel, Arno, Maurane, Bobbejaan Schoepen, Salvatore Adamo, Philippe Lafontaine and Pierre Rapsat. and Gotye Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone, was born in Belgium. The country has also a very active jazz scene that is achieving international recognition with bands like Aka Moon, Maak's Spirit and Octurn. Harmonicist Toots Thielemans, guitarist Philip Catherine and Django Reinhardt are probably the best known Belgian jazz musicians. Hooverphonic, formed in the mid-1990s, is a Belgian pop / trip hop band that achieved international recognition through their inclusion on the soundtrack Bernardo Bertolucci's 1996 film Io Ballo da Sola (English: Stealing Beauty). Other popular Belgian pop music comes from Axelle Red, Vaya Con Dios, Kate Ryan and K's Choice. www.youtube.com More than 200 dancers were performing their version of "Do Re Mi", in the Central Station of Antwerp. with just 2 rehearsals they created this amazing stunt!...

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