- monarchy, NW Europe: 11,783 sq. mi.; pop. 9,958,000; cap. Brussels.
Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.
Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.
Belgium — • Information on the history, education, and cemeteries of the country Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belgium Belgium † … Catholic encyclopedia
BELGIUM — BELGIUM, West European kingdom. The Medieval Community Jews first appeared in the southern Netherlands during the early 13th century, although the exact date of their settlement there cannot be ascertained. They arrived from the east, most… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Belgium — ist in mehreren Sprachen, insbesondere im Englischen, die Schreibweise für Belgien in Caesars Gallischem Krieg Bezeichnung für das Siedlungsgebiet der belgischen Ambianer, Caleter, Veliocasser und Bellovaker, heute Picardie und obere Normandie… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Belgium — Belgium, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 466 Housing Units (2000): 202 Land area (2000): 0.423193 sq. miles (1.096066 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.423193 sq. miles (1.096066… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Belgĭum — (a. Geogr.), Theil von Belgica, wo die Bellovacer, Ambianer, Atrebater, Velliocasser, Aulercer u. Caleter wohnten, die Gegend des j. Beauvais, Artois u. Amiens … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Belgium — c.1600, Low Germany and the Netherlands, from the Latin name of the territory near here occupied by the Belgæ, a Celtic tribe. Adopted 1830 as the name of a new nation formed from the southern part of the former United Kingdom of the Netherlands … Etymology dictionary
Belgium — [bel zhēk′] kingdom in W Europe, on the North Sea: independence established in 1831: 11,778 sq mi (30,505 sq km); pop. 9,979,000; cap. Brussels: Fr. name Belgique [bel zhēk′]; Fl. name België [bel′gē ə] … English World dictionary
Belgium — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Belgium (disambiguation). Belgian redirects here. For the article on the people, see Belgians. Kingdom of Belgium Koninkrijk België (Dutch) Royaume de Belgique … Wikipedia
Belgium — /bel jeuhm/, n. a kingdom in W Europe, bordering the North Sea, N of France. 10,203,683; 11,779 sq. mi. (30,508 sq. km). Cap.: Brussels. French, Belgique /bel zheek /; Flemish, België /bel khee euh/. * * * Belgium Introduction Belgium Background … Universalium
Belgium — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Belgium <p></p> Background: <p></p> Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830; it was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. The country… … The World Factbook
Belgium — A country the size of the state of Maryland situated in northwest Europe and surrounded by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and the North Sea. It was an advanced industrial economy and secondary imperial power by the late… … Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914