Articles in Belgium ( 1,289 )

1,289 Articles of interest in Belgium

Click on them to get its location and coordinates
  • Brussels Stock Exchange

    The Brussels Stock Exchange (French: Bourse de Bruxelles, Dutch: Beurs van Brussel), abbreviated to BSE, was founded in Brussels, Belgium, by decree of Napoleon in 1801. On 22 September 2000, the BSE merged with Paris Bourse, Lisbon Stock Exchange a…

  • Béguinage

    The word béguinage is a French term that refers to a semi-monastic community of women called Beguines, religious women who sought to serve God without retiring from the world, as well as to the architectural complex that housed such a community. The…

  • Namur (province)

    Namur (Dutch:  Namen , Walloon: Nameur) is a province of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium. It borders (clockwise from the West) on the Walloon provinces of Hainaut, Walloon Brabant, Liège and Luxembourg in Belgium, and on France.

  • Circuit Zolder

    The Circuit Zolder, also known as Circuit Terlaemen, is an undulating 4.011 km (2.492 mi) motorsport race track in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium.

  • Battle of Polygon Wood

    The Battle of Polygon Wood took place during the second phase of the Third Battle of Ypres in World War I and was fought near Ypres in Belgium 26 September – 3 October 1917, in the area from the Menin Road to Polygon Wood and thence north, to the ar…

  • Westmalle Brewery

    Westmalle Brewery (Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle) is a Belgian trappist brewery located in the Trappist Abbey of Westmalle. It produces three beers, which are designated trappist beer because they follow the rules of the International Trapp…

  • Orval Brewery

    Orval Brewery (French: Brasserie d'Orval) is a Belgian trappist brewery located within the walls of the Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Orval in the Gaume region of Belgium.

  • Fort Breendonk

    Fort Breendonk is a military fortification situated in Breendonk, near Mechelen, in Belgium which is best known for its role as a Nazi prison camp during the German occupation of Belgium during World War II. The fort was originally built in 1906 as …

  • Ostend-Bruges International Airport

    Ostend-Bruges International Airport (in Dutch: Internationale Luchthaven Oostende-Brugge; commonly: Ostend Airport) is an international airport located in Ostend, Belgium, near the coast and about 25 km from the city centre of Bruges.

  • Coast Tram (Belgium)

    The Coast Tram (Dutch: Kusttram) is a public transport service connecting the cities and towns along the entire Belgian (West Flanders) coast, between De Panne near the French border and Knokke-Heist. At 68 km (42 miles) in length, it is the longest…

  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Brussels

    The National Basilica of the Sacred Heart (French: Basilique Nationale du Sacré-Cœur, Dutch: Nationale Basiliek van het Heilig-Hart) is a Roman Catholic Minor Basilica and parish church in Brussels, Belgium. The church was dedicated to the Sacred He…

  • Royal Palace of Laeken

    The Royal Palace of Laeken or Royal Castle of Laeken (Dutch: Kasteel van Laken, French: Château de Laeken, literally "Castle of Laeken") is the official residence of the King of the Belgians and the royal family. It is in the Brussels region, and is…

  • Erasmus Student Network

    Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a Europe-wide student organisation. Its goal is to support and develop student exchange. It is composed of around 13,500 members from more than 450 local sections in 37 countries in Higher Education Institutions, inc…

  • Battle of Broodseinde

    The Battle of Broodseinde was fought on 4 October 1917 near Ypres in Flanders, at the east end of the Gheluvelt plateau, by the British Second and Fifth armies and the German Fourth Army. The battle was the most successful Allied attack of the Battl…

  • Port of Bruges-Zeebrugge

    The port of Bruges-Zeebrugge (in short: Port of Zeebrugge) is a large container, bulk cargo, new vehicles and passenger ferry terminal port in the municipality of Bruges, Flanders, Belgium, handling over 50 million tonnes of cargo annually.

  • Laeken

    Laeken (obsolete Dutch spelling, retained in French, pronunciation: [laˈkɛn]) or Laken (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlaːkə(n)]) is a residential suburb in north-west Brussels in Belgium.

  • Senate (Belgium)

    The Senate (Dutch:  Senaat , French: le Sénat, German: der Senat) is one of the two chambers of the bicameral Federal Parliament of Belgium, the other being the Chamber of Representatives. It is considered to be the "upper house" of the Federal Parl…

  • Ghelamco Arena

    The Ghelamco Arena (also called Arteveldestadion) is a multi-use stadium in Ghent, Belgium. It hosts the home matches of football club K.A.A.

  • La Monnaie

    The Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (or la Monnaie) in French, or the Koninklijke Muntschouwburg (or de Munt) in Dutch is a theatre in Brussels, Belgium.

  • Justus Lipsius building

    The Justus Lipsius building is a building in Brussels (Belgium) that has been the headquarters of the Council of the European Union since 1995. Unlike the European Parliament, visiting is restricted.

  • Chièvres Air Base

    Chièvres Air Base (ICAO: EBCV) is a United States Air Force airfield located in the Belgian town of Chièvres and about 12 miles from Headquarters, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), in Casteau. It is mainly used to provide logistic s…

  • Yser

    The Yser (Dutch: IJzer, French: Yser) is a river that rises in French Flanders (the north of France), enters the Belgian province of West Flanders and flows into the North Sea at the town of Nieuwpoort.

  • Bank of America Building (Providence)

    111 Westminster Street (formerly the Bank of America Building, formally the Industrial Trust Tower, and commonly referred to as the Superman Building) is the tallest building in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, and the 28th tallest in New Engla…

  • Antwerp Zoo

    Antwerp Zoo (Dutch: ZOO Antwerpen) is a zoo in the centre of Antwerp, Belgium, located right next to the Antwerpen-Centraal railway station.

  • 2008 Belgian Grand Prix

    The 2008 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the LXIV ING Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on September 7, 2008, at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps near the town of Spa, Belgium. It was the 13th race of the 2008 Formula One season.

  • Knokke

    Knokke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈknɔkə]) is a town in the municipality of Knokke-Heist, which is located in the province of West Flanders in Flanders, Belgium.