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Food and Drink-Three meals a day-Breakfast-hot drink/rolls with jam or jelly-Families eat meals togetherSome children and working adults eat a hot noon meal and have a light snack to replace dinner-Belgium is famous for mussles, chocolates, beer, waffles, and french fries

Geographical Charistaristics-Rivers-Schelde, Musese -Dikes and seawalls along coast to prevent flooding -Probems with air and water population


Sports-Soccer is the main sport of Belgium-Each large city has its own team-Bike races are held during the spring and summer-Tennis, bowling, swimmimng, ice skating and canoeing are also popular sports-Children also play sports and have two hours of gym a week

The Capital of belgium:Brussels


This is the local map!

Holidays-Families celebrate Chrismas together-Families exchange presents at midnight-Boxing day (December 26th)-New Years is celebrated with lots of parties-Dinner consists of lobster. oysters, froie gras, fish and meats-Watching fireworks on New Years is traditional-Easter is celebrated with church services -All Saints Day, when people put flowers on peoples graves in their memory-Carnaval is celebrated with parades, parties and cotumes

Music-Johannes Oukeghem and Orlando di Lasso improved vocal music standards in the 1400's and 1500's -Cesar Franck expanded classical music-Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1840-Jacuques Brel was a famous french singer and songwirter from 1950 to 1970

Main Religions-75% of the population is Catholic-25% of the population are protestants and other ethnic groups-Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Islamic religions are reconginized by the Belgian government-Most holidays are influenced by the Catholic repligion-Religion plays an important role in everyday lives

Belguim currency: The Euro


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