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Belgium A-Z

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Last updated: May 20, 2020
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Largest brewing company in the world with headquarters in Leuven
A
AB Inbev
Venice of the North
B
Bruges
Private domain owned by the second King
C
Congo Free State
Belgian midfielder currently playing at Manchester City
D
Kevin De Bruyne
"Impregnable" fort that was taken by the Germans in less than two days in 1940
E
Eben-Emael
Firearms manufacturer that owns Winchester and Browning and produces the P90 sub machine guns and the Five-seveN pistols
F
FN Herstal
City known for it's altarpiece by Van Eyck and a peace treaty between the USA and the UK
G
Ghent
Town in Antwerp after which a city in New Jersey was named
H
Hoboken
Belgian Formula 1 driver, who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times
I
Jacky Ickx
Juniper flavoured liquor, popular in Belgium and the Netherlands
J
Jenever
Official title of the Belgian head of state (if he is male)
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King of the Belgians
Animal depicted in the coat of arms of eight out of ten provinces
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Lion
Small bronze sculpture that serves as a symbol of Brussels
M
Manneken Pis
Capital of the eponymous province
N
Namur
One-day road cycling race, held annually in late February
O
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
In 2011 this Belgian music festival was hit by a severe thunderstorm
P
Pukkelpop
Statistician who developed the Body Mass Index
Q
Adolphe Quetelet
Antwerpian baroque painter of "The Massacre of the Innocents" which was sold at auction for almost 50 million pounds
R
Peter Paul Rubens
Brass woodwind instrument invented by a Belgian named Adolphe
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Saxophone
Music project that produced "Pump Up the Jam" which reached no. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart
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Technotronic
The country from wich Belgium secceeded
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United Kingdom of the Netherlands
Brussels born anatomist known for his "De humani corporis fabrica"
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Andreas Vesalius
Near this town a certain Mr. di Buonaparte was defeated by allied forces, mainly consisting of German troops
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Waterloo
At the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Istanbul, this artist sang the song "1 Life"
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Xandee
Smallest of the three main rivers, running through Belgium
Y
Yser
Home of Belgium's largest airport
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Zaventem
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