Belgium

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Although Belgium is a small country, it is a big player in Europe. It was a founding member of the EU back in 1952. Today, Brussels, its capital city, is one of the EU's centers. Despite being divided between French and Dutch speakers, Belgium is a strong country with a lot going on culturally and politically.

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Overview

Although Belgium is a small country, it is a big player in Europe. It was a founding member of the EU back in 1952. Today, Brussels, its capital city, is one of the EU's centers. Despite being divided between French and Dutch speakers, Belgium is a strong country with a lot going on culturally and politically.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8

1 Modern Issues 11

2 Belgium's History and Government 23

3 The Economy 33

4 Belgium's People and Culture 41

5 What will the Future Hold? 51

Time Line 56

Find out More 58

Glossary 59

Index 62

Picture Credits 63

About the Authors and the Consultant 64

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