November 17, 2015
goede morgen everyone,
this week we are in Belgium, a country that is mostly centered around the cities, and most of the population lives in them. I hope you will all like my 15 facts about Belgium!
Belgium shares a land border with 4 other country’s, now that’s what I call surrounded!
Belgium has a population of 10.5 million people, and has a problem with everyone all being crowded.
The largest city and capital of Belgium is Brussels.
there are three spoken languages in Belgium, I better scrub up on my Dutch then! and the other two languages are German and French.
97% of Belgians live in cities!
During the 16 century, Belgium was supplying the best scientist the world had seen.
the town called Spa inspired the kind of spa’s we have today! the ancient romans used to come to the town to bathe in there hot springs.
Belgium is famous for two things; beer, waffles, and chocolate!
Today, Belgium is the world’s number one exporter of chocolate, with 220,000 tonnes of chocolate produced per year and shops in Brussels international airport are said to sell the most chocolate in the world, now there’s a reason right there to fly straight to Belgium!
there is three types of Belgium waffles, the liege was eaten like a cookie, a Brussels waffle was a light color and eaten with ice-cream, while the galettes were eaten for breakfast.
French fries are believed to have been invented in Belgium not France.
n 1846, Belgian instrument maker Adolph Sax invented the saxophone.
Brussels sprouts, as we now know them today, are a popular vegetable in Brussels and are said to have been first grown in what is now modern Belgium. I don’t know why THEY would be a popular vegetable!
Belgium has more comic makers then any other country in the world!
soccer, tennis, swimming, and judo are some of the most popular sports in Belgium.
I hope you all enjoyed reading my Belgium post, and I’ll see you all, in the next one.