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1 --- BELGIUM --- Veerle Vrindts

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3 Index Facts about Belgium Population Belgium geografical Politics and governess Financial part Economy Art and culture

4 Facts about BelgiUm Koninkrijk België / Royaume de Belgique/ Kingdom Belgium National day: 21 July (175 jaar België) 10 provincies, 3 regions, 3 languages Capital: Brussel Antwerpen, Brussel, Gent en Charleroi

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7 Facts about Belgium Brussel, capital of Europa

8 O dierbaar België O heilig land der vaad'ren Onze ziel en ons hart zijn u gewijd. Aanvaard ons hart en het bloed van onze adren, Wees ons doel in arbeid en in strijd. Bloei, o land, in eendracht niet te breken; Wees immer u zelf en ongeknecht, Het woord getrouw, dat ge onbevreesd moogt spreken: Voor Vorst, voor Vrijheid en voor Recht. (x3) Facts about Belgium The national song

9 PopulaTion 10 million inhabitants km² 333 inhabitants/km²  one of the most populous regions of the world Multicultural country  5% of the population is immigrant

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11 België Geografical Botrange 694 m VEERLE

12 Politics Constitutional monarchy (laws) King Albert (since the 9th of august 1993) Belgian politic parties

13 First minister: Guy Verhofstadt 2-room system:  Room of Representative; deputy  S Senate politics

14 Financial part Euro (€) Europese Monetaire Unie (EMU)

15 Economy 3 sectors:  Agriculture (2,7%)  Industry (27,5%)  Services (69,8%) Open Economy  Many import and export

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17  three most important importproducts: machines and appliances chemical and farmaceutical products transportmaterial  three most important exportproducts: cars mecanic machines diamants

18 Art and culture Culinar specialities Sports Literature Stripalbums Painting Music Mode Diamants Monuments

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20 Culinar specialities

21 Sports Kim Clijsters Tennis Luc Nilis footbal Kim Gevaert Atletics

22 Literature Marc De Bel Lieve Baeten Paul Van Ostaijen Guido Gezelle …

23 Stripalbums

24 Painting Gebroeders Van Eyck Rubens The Flemish primitives

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26 Diamants

27 Monuments

28 Brussels

29 BOKRIJK

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42 Thanks for your attention and … SEE YOU IN BELGIUM!!!


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