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1,289 Articles of interest in Belgium

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  • Spa-La Sauvenière Airport

    Spa-La Sauvenière Airport (ICAO: EBSP) is a general aviation airfield located in Spa, a municipality of Belgium. The airport is privately managed and home to the Royal Aéro Para Club de Spa (RAPCS).

  • Pécrot rail crash

    The Pécrot rail crash was a rail accident in the village of Pécrot (part of the municipality of Grez-Doiceau), Belgium, that occurred on 27 March 2001 when two passenger trains collided head-on.

  • Port of Ostend

    The port of Ostend (Dutch: Oostende) is situated in Ostend, West Flanders (Belgium). The port is mainly known as a ferry port. Freight, and recently also passenger transport between Ostend and Ramsgate is provided by Transeuropa Ferries.

  • Poeke Castle

    Poeke Castle (Dutch: Kasteel van Poeke) is a castle near Poeke, a small town in the municipality of Aalter in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The castle, standing in 56 hectares (140 acres) of park, is surrounded by water and is accessible th…

  • Academy Palace

    The Academy Palace (Paleis der Academiën (Dutch) or Palais des Académies (French)) is a neoclassical palace in Brussels, situated on the Place des Palais / Paleizenplein by the Royal Palace of Brussels and the Brussels Park. Today it houses five Bel…

  • Loppem Castle

    Loppem Castle (Dutch: Kasteel van Loppem) is a castle situated in Loppem in the municipality of Zedelgem, near Bruges in West Flanders, in the Flemish Region of Belgium.

  • Lemmensinstituut

    The Lemmensinstituut (Lemmens Institute) is a Belgian conservatory in Leuven named after Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens. It was founded in 1879 and has a reputation for offering one of Europe's finest Music Therapy degree programs.

  • Lake Genval

    Lake Genval (Dutch: Meer van Genval, French: Lac de Genval) is a scenic lake located in Belgium southeast of Brussels near the Sonian Forest and the cities of Rixensart, Walloon Brabant and Overijse, Flemish Brabant. A popular vacation and holiday d…

  • Koksijde Air Base

    Koksijde Air Base (ICAO: EBFN) is a Belgian Air Component facility in Koksijde, Belgium. 40 sqn operating 5 Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters for search and rescue (SAR) duties. Also based at Koksijde Air Base are Aérospatiale Alouette III helicop…

  • Kennedytunnel

    The Kennedytunnel is an important road, rail and bicycle tunnel to the south of Antwerp, Belgium under the Scheldt river. The road tunnel forms a part of Highway R1, the not yet completed inner ring motorway surrounding the city. Opened to road traf…

  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Kulak

    The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Kulak (Catholic University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk), or KULAK is a University in the city of Kortrijk (Courtrai) and the only university in the Belgian province of West-Flanders. KULAK stands for “Katholieke Univ…

  • Holy Corner (Ghent Béguinage)

    The Belgian city of Ghent has three béguinages: the "Old Saint Elisabeth", known in English as the Holy Corner, the new Saint Elisabeth béguinage in the Ghent suburb of Sint-Amandsberg and Our Lady Ter Hooyen in the Lange Violettenstraat.

  • Herkenrode Abbey

    Herkenrode Abbey (Limburgish: Abdij van Herkenrode) was a former monastery of Cistercian nuns located in Kuringen, part of the municipality of Hasselt, which lies in the province of Limburg, Belgium.

  • Groot-Bijgaarden Castle

    Groot-Bijgaarden Castle (Dutch: Kasteel Groot-Bijgarden, French: Château de Grand-Bigard) is 12th-century castle in Groot-Bijgaarden in the municipality of Dilbeek, Flemish Brabant, Belgium. The castle was built for Almaric Bigard, the first lord of…

  • Grimbergen Airfield

    Grimbergen Airfield - aka Vliegveld Grimbergen - (ICAO: EBGB) is a general aviation airport located in Grimbergen, a municipality of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium. Like many recreational aerodromes in Belgium, it is formally a private f…

  • Grand Hornu

    Grand-Hornu is an old industrial mining complex in Hornu in the municipality of Boussu, Belgium. It was built by Henri De Gorge between 1810 and 1830. It is a unique example of functional town-planning. Today it is owned by the province of Hainaut, …

  • Gourmet Museum and Library

    The Gourmet Museum and Library (French: Bibliothèque et musée de la Gourmandise) is a museum dedicated to the history of gastronomy, located in Hermalle-sous-Huy, province of Liège, Belgium.

  • Gileppe Dam

    The Gileppe Dam (French Barrage de la Gileppe) is an arch-gravity dam on the Gileppe river in Jalhay, Liège province, Wallonia, Belgium. It was built in the 1870s to supply water for the wool industry in nearby Verviers. The monumental structure wit…

  • Ghent–Terneuzen Canal

    The Ghent–Terneuzen Canal (Dutch: Kanaal van Gent naar Terneuzen), also known as the "Sea Canal" (Zeekanaal) is a canal linking Ghent in Belgium to the port of Terneuzen on the Westerschelde (Scheldt) estuary in the Netherlands, thereby providing th…

  • European School, Mol

    The European School of Mol is third of the European Schools. It is in Mol, a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The school was established in 1960 for children of the Central Bureau for Nuclear Measurements (now Institute for Reference…

  • Duden Park

    The Duden park (French: Parc Duden, Dutch: Dudenpark) is a park in Brussels, Belgium located in the municipality of Forest. It has 24 ha and a level difference of 45 m, with its highest point being 90 m high. It is home to the legendary football clu…

  • Deux-Nèthes

    Deux-Nèthes (Dutch: Twee Nethen) is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present Belgium and the Netherlands. It is named after two branches of the river Nete.

  • Convent Van Maerlant

    The Convent Van Maerlant is a former convent which consists of a church and a Chapel (Chapelle de la Résurrection) on Rue Van Maerlantstraat in Brussels (Belgium).