3 days ago · Belgium is home to two main linguistic communities: the Dutch-speaking Flemish Community, which constitutes about 60 percent of the population, and the French-speaking Community, which constitutes about 40 percent of the population.
4 days ago · Flemish Community (Flanders + Brussels) Based in Antwerp. Created in 2019 as an umbrella for Ghapro and Pasop, which remain separate organisations: Ghapro vzw (Antwerp Province, part of Flemish Brabant). Founded in 2002, based in Antwerp. Pasop vzw (rest of Flanders, and Brussels). Founded in 1990, based in Ghent.
2 days ago · Flanders or Flemish Community (the latter includes Brussels-Capital Region) . People: Flemish Proposed state: Flanders, unification with the Netherlands Political parties: New Flemish Alliance (member of the European Free Alliance), Libertair, Direct, Democratisch, Vlaams Belang and Flemish-Socialist Movement
From then on, these three Communities were known as the Flemish Community, the French Community and the German-speaking Community. Two Regions were established as well in 1980: the Flemish Region and the Walloon Region .
KU Leuven is the largest university in Belgium and the Low Countries. In 2017–18, more than 58,000 students were enrolled. Its primary language of instruction is Dutch, although several programs are taught in English, particularly graduate degrees.
- Seat of Wisdom
- Independent/Free catholic university
- Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
- Sedes Sapientiae (Latin)
Jun 09, 2021 · Not only did he study the vinification of beer, but also optimised the maturation process in oak casks, or “foeders” (maturation casks). The world-renowned cask halls with their 294 oak casks, some of which are 150 years old, are protected as part of the industrial heritage of the Flemish Community.
Jun 10, 2021 · Straddling the cultural boundary between Germanic and Latin Europe, Belgium is home to two main linguistic groups: the Dutch-speaking, mostly Flemish community, which constitutes about 59 percent of the population, and the French-speaking, mostly Walloon population, which comprises 40 percent of all Belgians.
Jun 08, 2021 · June 8, 2021 By Jay Brooks Leave a Comment. Today is the birthday of Pedro Rodenbach (June 8, 1794-January 20, 1848). He was a military officer and fought in the Battle of Waterloo. When he left the army in 1818, he married a brewer’s daughter, Regina Wauters, who was from Mechelen in Belgium. After Pedro’s father died, he and his brothers ...
Jun 06, 2021 · The two main Belgian public TV networks, VRT in the Flemish Community and RTBF in the French Community of Belgium, broadcast their channels via operators using cable, satellite, ADSL and terrestrial broadcasting.
4 days ago · The Azores has had a long history of marine transport to overcome distances and establish inter-community contacts and trade. Consequently, the shipbuilding industry developed in many islands, from small fishing boats to whaling sloops and larger passenger services.