Belgium and its culture

  • Is Belgium a complex country? That's for sure! 

    What we learned during our stay here... 

    10 facts about Belgium:

    1. In Belgium, there are 3 official languages: Flamish, French and German.
    2. Belgium shares land borders with France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. 
    3. The saxophone was invented in Belgium, and lots of artists come from here (Magritte, Hergé, Rubens, Jacques Brel...)
    4. If you want to go on a diet, avoid coming to this country. They've got the best french fries, chocolates, beers... 
    5. Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels!
    6. Belgium is a Monarchy. 
    7. Belgium holds the world record for longest time without a government. 
    8. Belgians are open-minded people: They are generally liberal thinkers!
    9. The german-speaking part of Belgium is the best protected minority of Europe. 
    10. Belgium is known as the "Capital of Europe".


    For more information, watch: 10 facts about Belgium