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Charleroi (Tchålerwè) is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. [1]

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Aéropole Science Park

The Aéropole Science Park is a business incubator and science park located in Charleroi, Wallonia (Belgium), nearby the Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

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Action 21 Charleroi

Action 21 Charleroi was a futsal club based in Charleroi, Belgium.

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Aiseau (wa: Åjhô) is a village on the Biesme, near its mouth on the Sambre.

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Albert Frère

Albert, Baron Frère (born 4 February 1926) is a Belgian businessman and the richest man in Belgium.

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Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Alexandre Czerniatynski

Alexandre "Alex" Czerniatynski (born 28 July 1960) is a Belgian former football striker.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Annette Vande Gorne

Annette Vande Gorne (born January 6, 1946) is a Belgian electroacoustic music composer currently living in Ohain, Belgium.

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Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.

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Army of Sambre and Meuse

The Army of Sambre and Meuse (Armée de Sambre-et-Meuse) was one of the armies of the French Revolution.

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Arrondissement of Charleroi

The Arrondissement of Charleroi is one of the seven administrative arrondissements in the Province of Hainaut, Belgium.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Arthur Grumiaux

Baron Arthur Grumiaux (21 March 1921 – 16 October 1986) was a Belgian violinist.

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Arthur Rimbaud

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891) was a French poet who is known for his influence on modern literature and arts, which prefigured surrealism.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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Avions Fairey

Avions Fairey was the Belgian-based subsidiary of the British Fairey Aviation that built aircraft for the Belgian government.

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Axel Hervelle

Axel Marie Gustave Hervelle (born 12 May 1983) is a Belgian professional basketball player for Bilbao Basket of the Liga ACB.

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Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Battle of Charleroi

The Battle of Charleroi (Bataille de Charleroi), or the Battle of the Sambre, was fought on 21 August 1914, by the French Fifth Army and the German 2nd and 3rd armies, during the Battle of the Frontiers.

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Battle of Fleurus (1794)

The Battle of Fleurus, on 26 June 1794, was an engagement between the army of the First French Republic, under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan and the Coalition Army (Britain, Hanover, Dutch Republic, and Habsburg Monarchy), commanded by Prince Josias of Coburg, in the most significant battle of the Flanders Campaign in the Low Countries during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Battle of Jemappes

The Battle of Jemappes (6 November 1792) took place near the town of Jemappes in Hainaut, Belgium, near Mons during the War of the First Coalition, part of the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Belfries of Belgium and France

The Belfries of Belgium and France are a group of 56 historical buildings designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, in recognition of an architectural manifestation of emerging civic independence from feudal and religious influences in historic Flanders and neighboring regions of the Duchy of Burgundy.

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Belgian federal election, 2007

The 2007 Belgian federal election took place on Sunday 10 June 2007.

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Belgian First Division A

The Belgian First Division A is the top league competition for association football clubs in Belgium.

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Belgian Futsal Division 1

Division 1 is the premier professional futsal league in Belgium.

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Belgian general strike of 1960–61

The general strike over the winter of 1960–61 (Grève générale de l'hiver 1960-1961), known as the Strike of the Century (Grève du Siècle), was a major series of strikes in Belgium which began on 14 December 1960 and lasted approximately six weeks.

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Belgian local elections, 2000

The Belgian provincial, municipal and district elections of 2000 took place on Sunday October 8, 2000.

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Belgian local elections, 2006

The Belgian provincial, municipal and district elections of 2006 took place on Sunday 8 October 2006.

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Belgian Revolution

The Belgian Revolution (Belgische Revolution) was the conflict which led to the secession of the southern provinces (mainly the former Southern Netherlands) from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and the establishment of an independent Kingdom of Belgium.

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Belgian strike of 1886

The Belgian strikes of 1886, occasionally known as the social revolt of 1886 (Révolte sociale de 1886), was a violent period of industrial strikes and riots in Belgium between 18–29 March 1886.

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Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Brussels South Charleroi Airport (BSCA), also called Charleroi Airport or Gosselies Airport, is an international airport, located in Gosselies, a part of the city of Charleroi in Wallonia (southern Belgium. The airport is north of Charleroi and south of central Brussels. In terms of passengers and aircraft movements, it is the second busiest airport in Belgium having served 7,303,720 passengers in 2016 (75,038 movements). It is also a busy general aviation airfield, being home to 3 flying schools. The Aéropole, one of the Science Parks of Wallonia, is located near the airport.

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Casarano (Salentino: Casaranu) is a town and sixth most populous comune in the Italian province of Lecce, in the Apulia region of South-East Italy.

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Centre démocrate humaniste

The Humanist Democratic Centre (Centre démocrate humaniste, cdH) is a Christian democratic French-speaking political party in Belgium.

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Chantal Mouffe

Chantal Mouffe (born 17 June 1943) is a Belgian political theorist, currently teaching at University of Westminster.

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Charleroi Metro

Charleroi Metro (Métro de Charleroi; previously known as the Charleroi Premetro (Métro léger de Charleroi)) is a light rail network in Belgium, consisting of a loop line around central Charleroi and two branches towards the suburbs of Gilly and Anderlues.

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Charleroi-South railway station

Charleroi-South (Charleroi-Sud) is the main railway station serving Charleroi, Belgium.

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Charleroi-West railway station

Charleroi-West (Charleroi-Ouest) is a secondary railway station serving Charleroi, Belgium.

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Charles II of Spain

Charles II of Spain (Carlos II; 6 November 1661 – 1 November 1700), also known as El Hechizado or the Bewitched, was the last Habsburg ruler of the Spanish Empire.

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Châtelet, Belgium

Châtelet (Tcheslet) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, on the river Sambre.

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A chronogram is a sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged.

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Coal mining

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.

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Couillet, Belgium

Couillet (in Walloon) is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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County of Namur

Namur (Namen) was a county of the Carolingian and later Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries.

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Courcelles, Belgium

Courcelles (Courcele) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Dampremy is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Dauphines Charleroi

Sharks Charleroi, previously Dauphines Charleroi (until 2017), is a Belgian women's volleyball club from Charleroi.

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Delhaize Group

Delhaize Le Lion / De Leeuw was a food retailer headquartered in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium, and operating in seven countries and on three continents.

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Donetsk (Донецьк; Доне́цк; former names: Aleksandrovka, Hughesovka, Yuzovka, Stalino (see also: cities' alternative names)) is an industrial city in Ukraine on the Kalmius River.

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Éditions Dupuis S.A. is a Belgian publisher of comic albums and magazines.

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Ecolo (which officially stands for the backronym Écologistes Confédérés pour l'organisation de luttes originales "Confederated ecologists for the organisation of original struggles", but is really just short for écologiste, French for environmentalist) is a French-speaking political party in Belgium based on green politics.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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European Champions League (table tennis)

European Champions League (ECL) is the seasonal table tennis competition for the highest ranked European club teams and is regarded as the most important international club competition in Europe.

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European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union's nonprofit long-term lending institution established in 1958 under the Treaty of Rome.

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Fabrice Lig

Fabrice Lig, also known as Soul Designer (born Fabrice Ligny, 1972 in Charleroi, Belgium), is a techno music producer.

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A facade (also façade) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front.

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Fernand Verhaegen

Fernand Verhaegen (1883–1975) was a Belgian painter and etcher.

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Firewind is a Greek power metal band.

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Fleurus is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Follonica is a town and comune (township) of province of Grosseto in the Italian region of Tuscany, on the Gulf of Follonica (Golfo di Follonica), about northwest of the city of Grosseto.

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Fontaine-l'Évêque is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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François-Joseph Navez

François-Joseph Navez (Charleroi, 16 November 1787 – Brussels, 12 October 1869) was a Belgian neo-classical painter.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francisco de Moura Corte Real, 3rd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo

Francisco de Moura Corte Real, 3rd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo (1610 – 26 November 1675) was a Portuguese political figure.

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Futsal is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors.

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Gaston Salmon

Gaston Salmon (5 March 1878 – 30 April 1917) was a Belgian épée, foil, and sabre fencer.

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General strikes in Belgium

Since 1893, there have been a number of general strikes in Belgium.

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Georges Lemaître

Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître, RAS Associate (17 July 1894 – 20 June 1966) was a Belgian Catholic Priest, astronomer and professor of physics at the Catholic University of Leuven.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gerpinnes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.

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Gilly, Belgium

Gilly (in Walloon Djilî) is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Glace Bay

Glace Bay (Scottish Gaelic: Glasbaidh) is a community in the eastern part of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Gosselies is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Goutroux is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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Gunter Demnig

Gunter Demnig (born 27 October 1947 in Berlin) is a German artist.

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Hainaut (province)

Hainaut (Hainaut,; Henegouwen,; Hinnot; Hénau) is a province of Belgium in the Walloon region.

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Ham-sur-Heure-Nalinnes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne

Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne, often called simply Turenne (11 September 161127 July 1675) was a French Marshal General and the most illustrious member of the La Tour d'Auvergne family.

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is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Hirson is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jacques Van Gompel

Jacques Van Gompel (born 12 June 1947) is a Belgian politician for the Socialist Party (PS).

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jean-Baptiste Jourdan

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, 1st Comte Jourdan (29 April 1762 – 23 November 1833), enlisted as a private in the French royal army and rose to command armies during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Jean-Marie André

Jean-Marie André (31 March 1944, Charleroi, Belgium-) is a Belgian scientist and professor of Theoretical and Chemical Physics at the Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Namur, Belgium).

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Jean-Pierre Lecocq

Jean-Pierre Lecocq (17 July 1947 – 20 January 1992) was a Belgian molecular biologist and entrepreneur.

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Joëlle Milquet

Joëlle F.G.M. Milquet (born 17 February 1961 in Montignies-sur-Sambre, Charleroi) is a Belgian politician from the Humanist Democratic Centre (CDH).

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Johan Nunez

Jo Nunez (born 3 March 1988 in Charleroi, Belgium) is the drummer of symphonic power metal band Kamelot and the former drummer for the melodic death metal band Nightrage and the Belgian Metal band Suicide Of Demons.

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Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph II (Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam; 13 March 1741 – 20 February 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to his death.

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Joseph Maréchal

Joseph Maréchal (1 July 1878 – 11 December 1944) was a Belgian Jesuit priest, philosopher, theologian and psychologist.

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Jules Destrée

Jules Destrée (Marcinelle, 21 August 1863 – Brussels, 3 January 1936) was a Walloon lawyer, cultural critic and socialist politician.

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Jumet is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the province of Hainaut.

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Karl Erjavec

Karl Viktor Erjavec (born 21 June 1960) is a Slovenian lawyer and politician who served in the government of Slovenia as Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2012.

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La Villette Charleroi

Royal Villette Charleroi is a Belgian table tennis club in Charleroi.

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Les Bons Villers

Les Bons Villers is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Lethbridge is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta.

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Liège (Lidje; Luik,; Lüttich) is a major Walloon city and municipality and the capital of the Belgian province of Liège. The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse, in the east of Belgium, not far from borders with the Netherlands (Maastricht is about to the north) and with Germany (Aachen is about north-east). At Liège, the Meuse meets the River Ourthe. The city is part of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia. It still is the principal economic and cultural centre of the region. The Liège municipality (i.e. the city proper) includes the former communes of Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Glain, Grivegnée, Jupille-sur-Meuse, Rocourt, and Wandre. In November 2012, Liège had 198,280 inhabitants. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 1,879 km2 (725 sq mi) and had a total population of 749,110 on 1 January 2008. Population of all municipalities in Belgium on 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. Definitions of metropolitan areas in Belgium. The metropolitan area of Liège is divided into three levels. First, the central agglomeration (agglomeratie) with 480,513 inhabitants (2008-01-01). Adding the closest surroundings (banlieue) gives a total of 641,591. And, including the outer commuter zone (forensenwoonzone) the population is 810,983. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. This includes a total of 52 municipalities, among others, Herstal and Seraing. Liège ranks as the third most populous urban area in Belgium, after Brussels and Antwerp, and the fourth municipality after Antwerp, Ghent and Charleroi.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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List of Belgian political scandals

This is a list of political scandals in Belgium from 1830 to present.

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List of municipalities of the Walloon Region

The Walloon Region of Belgium, commonly called "Wallonia", is divided into 262 municipalities, listed in the table below.

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Lobbes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Lodelinsart is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Louis Delhaize Group

The Louis Delhaize Group is a Belgian retail group established in 1875 by Louis Delhaize.

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Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke is a western comics series created by Belgian cartoonist Morris in 1946.

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Manoppello (Abruzzese: Manuppèlle) is a comune in Abruzzo, in the province of Pescara, Italy.

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Marc Dutroux

Marc Paul Alain Dutroux (born 6 November 1956) is a Belgian convicted child molester and murderer.

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Marcel Thiry

Marcel Thiry (13 March 1897 – 5 September 1977) was a French-speaking.

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Marchienne-au-Pont is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Marcinelle (Mårcinele) is a section of the Walloon city of Charleroi in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Metropolitan areas in Belgium

National statistics differ between five Metropolitan areas in Belgium.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mining accident

A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Slovenia)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Government of Slovenia is the chief foreign policy and foreign relations ministry in Slovenia, located in the capital Ljubljana.

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Monceau-sur-Sambre is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Mont-sur-Marchienne is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Montignies-sur-Sambre is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Montigny-le-Tilleul (Montgneye-Tiyoû) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Mouvement Réformateur

The Reformist Movement (Mouvement Réformateur, MR) is a liberal and conservative-liberal French-speaking political party in Belgium.

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Municipalities of Belgium

Belgium comprises 589 municipalities (gemeenten; communes; Gemeinden) grouped into five provinces in each of two regions and into a third region, the Brussels-Capital Region, comprising 19 municipalities that do not belong to a province.

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Muriel Degauque

Muriel Degauque (July 19, 1967–November 9, 2005) was a Belgian woman from Charleroi and a convert to Islam.

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Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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National Front (Belgium)

The National Front (Front national) was a francophone Belgian far-right political party.

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The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Nightrage is a Greek melodic death metal band, originally from Thessaloniki.

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Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

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Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Parti Socialiste (Belgium)

The Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) is a social-democratic French-speaking political party in Belgium.

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Passenger rail terminology

Various terms are used for passenger rail lines and equipment-the usage of these terms differs substantially between areas.

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Paul Cuvelier

Paul Cuvelier (22 November 1923 – 5 July 1978) was a Belgian comics artist best known for the comic series Corentin, published by Le Lombard, which first appeared in the first issue of Tintin magazine.

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Paul Magnette

Paul Magnette (born 28 June 1971 in Leuven) is a Belgian politician for the PS, the current mayor of Charleroi and former political science professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

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Paul Pastur

Paul Pastur (7 February 1866 – 8 June 1938) was a Belgian lawyer and politician from Hainaut.

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Paul Verlaine

Paul-Marie Verlaine (30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement.

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Paul-François Huart-Chapel

Paul-François Huart-Chapel was a Belgian industrialist, and politician.

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Pays Noir

The Pays Noir (English: "Black Country") refers to a region of Belgium, centered on Charleroi in the province of Hainaut in Wallonia so named for the geological presence of coal.

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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Pierre Carette

Pierre Carette (born 21 September 1952 in Charleroi, Belgium) was the leader of the Belgian extreme-left terrorist group Communist Combatant Cells or CCC.

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Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Pont-à-Celles is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

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Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.

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Princes of Conti

The title of Prince of Conti (French: prince de Conti) was a French noble title, assumed by a cadet branch of the princely house of Bourbon-Condé.

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Pro Basketball League

The Pro Basketball League (PBL), for sponsorship reasons, known as the EuroMillions Basketball League, is the highest tier level professional basketball league in Belgium for clubs.

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Provinces of Belgium

The country of Belgium is divided into three regions.

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R. Charleroi S.C.

Royal Charleroi Sporting Club (RCSC) (often simply known as Charleroi or Sporting Charleroi, or by their nickname Les Zèbres (The Zebras)) is a Belgian football club based in the city of Charleroi, in the province of Hainaut.

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R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne

Royal Olympic Club de Charleroi-Marchienne, a.k.a. ROCCM, is a Belgian association football club from the city of Charleroi, Hainaut.

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Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.

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Ransart, Belgium

Ransart is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Raymond Troye

Raymond Troye (1908–2003) was a Belgian officer and writer, born in Charleroi.

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Régis Genaux

Régis Hervé Genaux (31 August 1973 – 8 November 2008) was a Belgian footballer who played as a right back.

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René Magritte

René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist.

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Robert Arcq

Robert Arcq (1925–1994) was a Belgian writer, working mainly in the Walloon language.

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Roux, Belgium

Roux is a small town in the Hainaut province of Belgium.

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Royal Meteorological Institute

The Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (French: Institut Royal Météorologique de Belgique or IRM; Dutch: Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut van België or KMI) is a Belgian federal institute engaged in scientific research in the field of meteorology.

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Royal Question

The Royal Question (Question royale, Koningskwestie) was a major political crisis in Belgium that lasted from 1945 to 1951, coming to a head between March and August 1950.

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Ryanair is an Irish low-cost airline founded in 1984, headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports.

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Saint-Junien is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

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The Sambre is a river in northern France and in Wallonia, Belgium.

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Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban

Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (1 May 163330 March 1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a French military engineer who rose in the service to the king and was commissioned as a Marshal of France.

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Schramberg is a town in the district of Rottweil, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Sgraffito (plural: sgraffiti; sometimes spelled scraffito) is a technique either of wall decor, produced by applying layers of plaster tinted in contrasting colours to a moistened surface, or in pottery, by applying to an unfired ceramic body two successive layers of contrasting slip or glaze, and then in either case scratching so as to reveal parts of the underlying layer.

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Sillon industriel

The Sillon industriel ("industrial furrow") is the former industrial backbone of Belgium.

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Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

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Société Régionale Wallonne du Transport

Société Régionale Wallonne du Transport (SRWT) (Walloon Regional Transport Company), is responsible for the supervision, strategic planning and marketing of a group of five regional public transport companies branded as TEC or "Transport En Commun" (Public Transport) in Wallonia, Belgium.

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Spirou (magazine)

Spirou magazine (Le Journal de Spirou) is a weekly Franco-Belgian comics magazine published by the Dupuis company.

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Spirou Charleroi

Spirou Charleroi, for sponsorship reasons Proximus Spirou, is a Belgian professional basketball club that is located in Charleroi.

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Spoil tip

A spoil tip (also called a spoil bank, boney pile, gob pile, bing, batch, boney dump or pit heap) is a pile built of accumulated spoil – the overburden or other waste rock removed during coal and ore mining.

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Stade du Pays de Charleroi

Stade du Pays de Charleroi is a football stadium in the city of Charleroi, Belgium.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Stolpersteine in Charleroi

This article describes all Stolpersteine that have been placed in Charleroi, Belgium.

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Table tennis

Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small bats.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Smurfs

The Smurfs (Les Schtroumpfs; De Smurfen) is a Belgian comic franchise centered on a fictional colony of small, blue, human-like creatures who live in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest.

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A tithe (from Old English: teogoþa "tenth") is a one-tenth part of something, paid as a contribution to a religious organization or compulsory tax to government.

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Treaties of Nijmegen

The Treaties of Peace of Nijmegen (Traités de Paix de Nimègue; Friede von Nimwegen) were a series of treaties signed in the Dutch city of Nijmegen between August 1678 and December 1679.

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Treaty of Baden (1714)

The Treaty of Baden was the treaty that ended formal hostilities between France and the Holy Roman Empire, who had been at war since the start of the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Treaty of Ryswick

The Treaty or Peace of Ryswick, also known as The Peace of Rijswijk was a series of agreements signed in the Dutch city of Rijswijk between 20 September and 30 October 1697, ending the 1689-97 Nine Years War between France and the Grand Alliance of England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic.

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TUI fly Belgium

TUI fly Belgium, legally incorporated as TUI Airlines Belgium S.A./N.V. and formerly branded Jetairfly, is a Belgian airline with its registered office at Brussels Airport.

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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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Uşak is a city in the interior part of the Aegean Region of Turkey.

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UEFA Euro 2000

The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, also known as Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organised by UEFA, association football's governing body in Europe.

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UEFA Futsal Champions League

The UEFA Futsal Champions League is an annual futsal competition for European club teams organized by UEFA.

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Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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United Belgian States

The United Belgian States or United Netherlandish States (Verenigde Nederlandse Staten or Verenigde Belgische Staten, États-Belgiques-Unis, Foederati belgii), also known as the United States of Belgium, was a confederation in the Southern Netherlands (modern-day Belgium) which was established after the Brabant Revolution.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada.

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Vicinal tramway

The Tramways vicinaux or Buurtspoorwegen were a system of narrow-gauge tramways or local railways in Belgium, which covered the whole country and had a greater route length than the mainline railway system.

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Waldkirch is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located 15 kilometers northeast of Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Wallonia (Wallonie, Wallonie(n), Wallonië, Walonreye, Wallounien) is a region of Belgium.

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Walloons (Wallons,; Walons) are a Romance ethnic people native to Belgium, principally its southern region of Wallonia, who speak French and Walloon.

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Wizz Air

Wizz Air, legally incorporated as Wizz Air Hungary Ltd. (Kft.), is a Hungarian low-cost airline with its head office in Budapest.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2016 stabbing of Charleroi police officers

On 6 August 2016, a man attacked two policewomen with a machete in Charleroi, Belgium, before being shot dead by another police officer.

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