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The Lake Eau d'Heure is the most important artificial lake in Belgium. Its dams were built during the seventies. The lake is not far from the village of Cerfontaine (50 km south of the city of Charleroi) and the border with France. The river of the lake is the Eau d'Heure River. There are five dams and one hydro-electric power station.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van België


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B: Terril des hiercheuses, Marcinelle (Waste coal)

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E: Abandoned Powerplant - Cathedral of rust

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F: Abbaye Maredsous /zk

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G: Abbaye Maredsous /zk

door Krzysztof Zagajewski, 29.9 hier vandaan

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H: Abbaye Maredsous /zk

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Abbaye Maredsous /zk

I: Abbaye Maredsous /zk

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Abbaye Maredsous /zk

J: Fortifications of Vauban (#1)

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Dit panorama is genomen in België

Dit is een overzicht van België

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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