- 1First of all, Belgium is the land of beer. There are over 800 (!) kinds of beers produced in Belgium. Cheers!
QuickBesides drinking, Belgians are also known as chips/fries lovers, but did you know Belgium has its own fast food chain? Quick was founded in 1970 and today it is still the number one fast food chain in Belgium and Luxemburg.
- 3Belgians like to make and read comics and especially those created in their country. Almost all Flemish boys and girls know and love a blond boy called Jommeke. Compared to the rest of the world Belgium has the most comic makers per square meter.
- 4Belgium also houses some fashion talents. Antwerp is known for its “Antwerp Six”, six designers that sell clothes around the whole world: Walter Van Beirendonck, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Dirk Bikkembergsand Marina Yee.
DutchMany people still think that Belgium is a French speaking country.
They are only partially right, because in Belgium they have 3 official languages.
French, German and Dutch.
And the majority of Belgians speak Dutch, not French !
About 60% speaks Dutch, 49% speaks French and 1% speaks German.
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