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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 2 Culture Languages in Belgium o Belgium has two official languages Flemish is a Dutch dialect and it is spoken in the northern half of Belgium called la Flandre. French is spoken in the northern half called la Wallonie. o Brussels, the capitol of Belgium, is bilingual. o Both French and Dutch names are used for cities. The favorite comic books of French-speaking people o The adventures of Tintin o Iznogoud o Donald Overview of Belgium o Belgium is one of the smallest and most densely populated European countries. o Name comes from Belgae tribe who settled area. o Central area of Belgium is source for prosperity and hardship because it served as a battleground for other countries throughout history. o Popular sports Bicycle racing Soccer Fishing Pigeon racing Camping in the Ardennes forest o Belgium is famous for its chocolates called gaufres.Belgium is famous for its chocolates called gaufres....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course LING 209 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
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