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Belgium Civil Law and Procedure

Belgium Civil Law and Procedure

Civil law. – According to usprivateschoolsfinder, Belgium has kept the Napoleon Code, which has undergone less radical changes than in France itself. However, if the work of the Belgian legislator can be reproached for its lack of daring, it must be recognized that it has generally proved to be very solid. As regards nationality, the laws of May 15, 1922 and October 15, 1932 remain faithful to the principle of ius sanguinis, except for the children of unknown persons and save…

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Belgium Architecture and Music

Belgium Architecture and Music

ARCHITECTURE At the end of the 19th century, King Leopold II gave impetus to Belgian architecture and had grandiose public buildings built by the architects A. Balat, J. Poelaert and H. Beyaert. The art nouveau tendencies were originally expressed at the beginning of the 20th century. by V. Horta and P. Hankar, and by H. van de Velde who, in a more complex approach to architecture and design, was among the first proponents of functionalism. After the First World War,…

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Belgium Guide

Belgium Guide

Belgium – country information Country name Belgium Official name Kingdom of Belgium Capital Brussels Continent Europe Area 32,545 km2 Population 11,132,269 (2014) Foundation of a state 4/10/1830 The highest mountains Botrange 694 m Longest rivers Meuse 930 km (in the country 170 km), Šelda 435 km State system a pluralistic federal constitutional monarchy with a bicameral parliament The biggest cities Bruxelles (capital) 970,000, Antwerpen 500,000, Ghent 240,000, Charleroi 215,000 Official language Flemish, French, German Ethnicity/National Composition Belgians 91.0%, Italians 2.4%,…

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