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Winter walk at sunset on the "Tenhaagdoornheide" in Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium.

This nature reserve is close to "de Teut" in Zonhoven, another big nature reserve. Both areas where united once, but since 1970 it is separated by the highway A2/E314.

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A: Toeristische Weg

by Dirk De Smet, 690 meters away

This is the "Toeristische Weg" in the Tenhaagdoornheide domain. It's a nice peaceful place to cycle, ...

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B: Closed road

by Dirk De Smet, 1.4 km away

This closed road is an entrance to the nature reserve "Tenhaagdoornheide". It's a nice peaceful place...

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C: Church and town hall in zonhoven

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Here we are the St. Quintinus church of zonhoven, St. Quintinus church is located in the east and the...

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D: Aero-Kiewit

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E: Sint-Martinuskerk - Genk

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F: On top of a slagheap (terril) in Waterschei

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G: Military domain Hechtel / Koerselse Heide

by Dirk De Smet, 9.3 km away

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H: Abandoned orphanage 1

by Dirk De Smet, 10.2 km away

Abandoned orphanage 1

I: Abandoned orphanage 3

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J: Abandoned orphanage 2

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This panorama was taken in Belgium

This is an overview of Belgium

Belgium is a country in northwest Europe. Founding member of the European Union, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres and has a population of about 10.7 million.

From the end of the Middle Ages until the 17th century, it was a prosperous centre of commerce and culture. Upon its independence, Belgium eagerly participated in the Industrial Revolution and, at the end of the nineteenth century, possessed several colonies in Africa. Today, Belgium's strongly globalized economy and its transportation infrastructure are integrated with the rest of Europe. Its location at the heart of a highly industrialized region helps made it 2007 the world's 15th largest trading nation.

Cultural life is nowadays concentrated within each language community and a variety of barriers have made a shared cultural sphere less pronounced. Anyway, the region corresponding to today's Belgium has seen the flourishing of major artistic movements that have had tremendous influence on European art and culture.

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