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  • 2009 Belgian Grand Prix

    The 2009 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the LXV ING Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race, held on August 30, 2009 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps near the town of Spa, Belgium. It was the 12th race of the 2009 Formula One season. The r…

  • High Fens

    The High Fens (French: Hautes Fagnes; German: Hohes Venn; Dutch: Hoge Venen), which were declared a nature reserve in 1957, are an upland area, a plateau region in the province of Liège, in the east of Belgium and adjoining parts of Germany, between…

  • Charlemagne building

    The Charlemagne building is a high-rise in the European Quarter of Brussels, which houses the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, the Directorate-General for Trade and the Directorate-General for Enlargement of the European Commi…

  • Belfry of Ghent

    The 91-metre-tall belfry of Ghent is one of three medieval towers that overlook the old city centre of Ghent, Belgium, the other two belonging to Saint Bavo Cathedral and Saint Nicholas' Church. Its height makes it the tallest belfry in Belgium.

  • Antwerp City Hall

    The City Hall (Dutch: Stadhuis) of Antwerp, Belgium, stands on the western side of Antwerp's Grote Markt (Great Market Square). Erected between 1561 and 1565 after designs made by Cornelis Floris de Vriendt and several other architects and artists, …

  • Stade Maurice Dufrasne

    Stade Maurice-Dufrasne is a football stadium in Liège, Belgium. The stadium holds 30,023 people. It is also known as Stade de Sclessin, from the name of the district of Liège where it is located, and is the home stadium of Standard Liège.

  • Royal Museum for Central Africa

    The Royal Museum for Central Africa or RMCA (Dutch: Koninklijk Museum voor Centraal -Afrika or KMMA; French: Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale or MRAC), colloquially known as the Africa Museum, is an ethnography and natural history museum situated i…

  • Fall of Antwerp

    The Siege of Antwerp took place during the Eighty Years' War from July 1584 until August 1585. At the time Antwerp was not only the largest Dutch city but was also the cultural, economic and financial centre of the Seventeen Provinces and of north-w…

  • Borinage

    The Borinage is an area in the Walloon province of Hainaut in Belgium. The provincial capital Mons is located in the east of the Borinage.

  • Walibi Belgium

    Walibi Belgium, formerly Walibi Wavre and then Six Flags Belgium, is a Belgian theme park located in Wavre, close to Brussels. During the 1998 to 2004 period, it was owned by Six Flags, Inc, an American theme park operator. It was later sold to Pala…

  • Tournai Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Our Lady (French: Notre-Dame de Tournai, Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Doornik) is Roman Catholic church, see of the Diocese of Tournai in Tournai, Belgium.

  • Flemish Parliament

    The Flemish Parliament (Dutch:  Vlaams Parlement , and formerly called Flemish Council or Vlaamse Raad) constitutes the legislative power in Flanders, for matters which fall within the competence of Flanders, both as a geographic region and a cultur…

  • Brugge railway station

    Station Brugge is the main railway station in Bruges, Flanders, Belgium. The station opened on 12 August 1838 on the Lines 50A, 51 and 66. The current building has been in use since 1939. The station is one of the busiest in Belgium.

  • Battle of Nieuwpoort

    The Battle of Nieuwpoort, between a Dutch army under Maurice of Nassau and Francis Vere and a Spanish army under Albert of Austria, took place on 2 July 1600 near the present-day Belgian city Nieuwpoort.

  • Zenne

    The Zenne (Dutch: [ˈzɛnə]) or Senne (French: [sɛn]) is a small river that flows through Brussels, left tributary of the Dijle/Dyle. Its spring is in the village of Naast near the municipality of Soignies. It is an indirect tributary of the Scheldt, …

  • Mont des Arts

    The Kunstberg (Dutch, pronounced ([ˈkʏnzdbɛrç]) or Mont des Arts (French, [mɔ̃dɛzaʁ]), meaning "hill/mount of the arts", is a historic site in the center of Brussels, Belgium.

  • House of Arenberg

    The House of Arenberg is an aristocratic lineage that is constituted by three successive families who took their name from Arenberg, a small territory of the Holy Roman Empire in the Eifel region. The inheritance of the House of Croÿ-Aarschot made t…

  • Walter Oesau

    Walter "Gulle" Oesau (28 June 1913 – 11 May 1944) was a German World War II fighter ace who served in the Luftwaffe from 1934 until his death in 1944. He rose to command Jagdgeschwader 1, which was named in his honor after his death.

  • Saint Julien Memorial

    The St. Julien Memorial is a Canadian war memorial and small commemorative park located in the village of Saint-Julien, Langemark (West Flemish: Sint-Juliaan), Belgium. The memorial commemorates the Canadian First Division's participation in the Sec…

  • Europa (building)

    Europa, also known as Residence Palace, is a complex of buildings between the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat and the Chaussée d'Etterbeek/Etterbeeksesteenweg in the European Quarter of Brussels (Belgium). It is formed of three buildings, a press centre and…

  • Olympisch Stadion (Antwerp)

    The Olympisch Stadion (Dutch pronunciation: [o.ˈlɪm.pi.ˈstaː.di.ˌjɔn]) or Kielstadion [ˈkiɫ.staː.di.ˌjɔn]) was built as the main stadium for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. For those games, it hosted the athletics, equestrian, field hockey, foo…

  • Jack O'Shea's

    Jack O'Shea's is an award-winning international Irish butcher chain located in London and in the European district of Brussels, selling organic fresh meat.

  • Horta Museum

    The Horta Museum (French: Musée Horta, Dutch: Hortamuseum) is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta and his time. The museum is housed in Horta's former house and atelier, Maison & Atelier Horta (1…

  • Albert Canal

    The Albert Canal (Dutch: Albertkanaal, French: Canal Albert) is a canal located in northeastern Belgium, which was named for King Albert I of Belgium. The Albert Canal connects Antwerp with Liège, and also the Meuse River with the Scheldt River.

  • 2004 Belgian Grand Prix

    The 2004 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the LXI Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on August 29, 2004, at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, near the town of Spa, Belgium. It was the 14th race of the 2004 Formula One Season. The race…

  • Royal Military Academy (Belgium)

    The Royal Military Academy (French: École royale militaire, Dutch: Koninklijke Militaire School) is the military university of Belgium. The school is responsible for the education of the officers of the four components of the Belgian defence (Army, …