Kingdom   ofBelgium
General Facts   - Area: 30.510 km²   - One of the most densly     inhabited and urbanized     countries   - Main languages...
Flanders & Wallonia   - Flanders: Dutch   - Wallonia: French   - Brussels: French                  Belgian Identity?Belgiu...
Politics   - Constitutional Monarchy   - Executive: King, Prime Minister     and Cabinet   - Bicameral Parliament   - Part...
Economy   - First country in Europe having undergone     Industrial Revolution   - Steel production   - Diamonds   - Glass...
Education  - Compulsory between the age of 6 and 18  - Private (RC) and public school system & the issue of    subsidies  ...
Brussels, Capital of the EUBelgium                       Kristina Huber
More Belgian cultureBelgium                     Kristina Huber
Thank you      foryour attention!
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Presentation Kingdom of Belgium

  1. 1. Kingdom ofBelgium
  2. 2. General Facts - Area: 30.510 km² - One of the most densly inhabited and urbanized countries - Main languages: Dutch, French and German - Main religion: CatholicismBelgium Kristina Huber
  3. 3. Flanders & Wallonia - Flanders: Dutch - Wallonia: French - Brussels: French Belgian Identity?Belgium Kristina Huber
  4. 4. Politics - Constitutional Monarchy - Executive: King, Prime Minister and Cabinet - Bicameral Parliament - Parties divided among linguistic groupsBelgium Kristina Huber
  5. 5. Economy - First country in Europe having undergone Industrial Revolution - Steel production - Diamonds - Glass industry - Chemical industry - Textile industry - Dependence on tradeBelgium Kristina Huber
  6. 6. Education - Compulsory between the age of 6 and 18 - Private (RC) and public school system & the issue of subsidies - Main universities: State Universities of Ghent, Liège, Antwerp and Mons Free University of Brussels Catholic University of Brussels Catholic University of LouvainBelgium Kristina Huber
  7. 7. Brussels, Capital of the EUBelgium Kristina Huber
  8. 8. More Belgian cultureBelgium Kristina Huber
  9. 9. Thank you foryour attention!

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