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's-Hertogenbosch (literally "The Duke's Forest" in English, and historically in French: Bois-le-Duc), colloquially known as Den Bosch (literally "The Forest" in English), is a city and municipality in the Southern Netherlands with a population of 152,968.
The Aa is a small river in the Netherlands.
Aalburg is a municipality in the southern Netherlands.
The Afgedamde Maas (Dammed-up Meuse) is a former distributary of the Maas River (French: Meuse) in the Dutch provinces of North Brabant and Gelderland.
The Amblève (French) or Amel (German) is a long river in eastern Belgium in the province of Liège.
The Amer is a river in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant.
Anhée (Anhêye) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur.
Anseremme is a submunicipality of Dinant in the Belgian province of Namur.
The Ardennes (L'Ardenne; Ardennen; L'Årdene; Ardennen; also known as the Ardennes Forest or Forest of Ardennes) is a region of extensive forests, rough terrain, rolling hills and ridges formed by the geological features of the Ardennes mountain range and the Moselle and Meuse River basins.
Ardennes is a department in the Grand Est region of northeastern France named after the Ardennes area.
The Bar is a river in the Ardennes department, northern France, left tributary of the river Meuse.
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II.
Bazeilles is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region of northern France.
The Beneden Merwede is a stretch of river in the Netherlands, mainly fed by the river Rhine.
The Bergse Maas (pre-1947 spelling: Bergsche Maas) is a canal that was constructed in 1904 to be a branch of the Maas River (French: Meuse) in the Dutch province of North Brabant.
The Berwinne (Berwijn) is a small river in the north-eastern part of Belgium.
The Bocq is a small river in the province of Namur, southern Belgium, right tributary of the Meuse.
Bogny-sur-Meuse is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region of northern France.
The Boven Merwede is a stretch of river in the Netherlands, mainly fed by the river Rhine.
Boxmeer is a municipality and a town in upper southeastern Netherlands.
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.
Charleville-Mézières is a commune in northern France, capital of the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region.
The Chiers (Kuer, Korn) is a river in Luxembourg, Belgium and France.
Comblain-au-Pont is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège.
Commercy is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Coussey is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
Cuijk is a municipality and a town in upper southeastern Netherlands of pre-historic origin.
De Biesbosch ('forest of sedges' or 'rushwoods') National Park, is one of the largest national parks of the Netherlands and one of the last extensive areas of freshwater tidal wetlands in Northwestern Europe.
The Delta Works (Deltawerken) is a series of construction projects in the southwest of the Netherlands to protect a large area of land around the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta from the sea.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
The Dieze is a short river in North Brabant, the Netherlands, tributary of the Meuse (Maas).
Dinant is a Walloon city and municipality located on the River Meuse, in the Belgian province of Namur.
Dom-le-Mesnil is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.
The Dommel is a small river in Belgium and the Netherlands, left tributary of the Dieze.
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.
The County of Bar, from 1354 the Duchy of Bar, was a principality of the Holy Roman Empire encompassing the pays de Barrois and centred on the city of Bar-le-Duc.
The Duchy of Limburg was a European polity created in 1839 from parts of the Dutch Province of Limburg as a result of the Treaty of London.
The Duchy of Lorraine (Lorraine; Lothringen), originally Upper Lorraine, was a duchy now included in the larger present-day region of Lorraine in northeastern France.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
*Eijsden should not be confused with the village of Eisden in the Belgian province of Limburg. Eijsden (Èèsjde) is a place situated in the very south of the European country the Netherlands.
Eindhoven is a municipality and city in the south of the Netherlands, originally at the confluence of the Dommel and Gender streams.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
The Kingdom of France in the Middle Ages (roughly, from the 9th century to the middle of the 15th century) was marked by the fragmentation of the Carolingian Empire and West Francia (843–987); the expansion of royal control by the House of Capet (987–1328), including their struggles with the virtually independent principalities (duchies and counties, such as the Norman and Angevin regions) that had developed following the Viking invasions and through the piecemeal dismantling of the Carolingian Empire and the creation and extension of administrative/state control (notably under Philip II Augustus and Louis IX) in the 13th century; and the rise of the House of Valois (1328–1589), including the protracted dynastic crisis of the Hundred Years' War with the Kingdom of England (1337–1453) compounded by the catastrophic Black Death epidemic (1348), which laid the seeds for a more centralized and expanded state in the early modern period and the creation of a sense of French identity.
Gaulish was an ancient Celtic language that was spoken in parts of Europe as late as the Roman Empire.
Gelderland (also Guelders in English) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country.
The Geleenbeek is a river in Limburg, the Netherlands.
The Gender is a stream in the Dutch province of North Brabant.
Gennep is a municipality and a city in upper southeastern Netherlands.
The German Confederation (Deutscher Bund) was an association of 39 German-speaking states in Central Europe, created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to coordinate the economies of separate German-speaking countries and to replace the former Holy Roman Empire, which had been dissolved in 1806.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
The Geul (Dutch; in Göhl, in la Gueule) is a river in Belgium and in the Netherlands, where it is a right-bank tributary to the river Meuse.
Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
Givet is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France very close to the Belgian border.
Grave (formerly De Graaf) is a municipality in the Dutch province North Brabant.
Grevelingen or Grevelingenmeer (Lake Grevelingen) is a closed off part of the Rhine-Meuse estuary on the border of the Dutch provinces of South Holland and Zeeland.
Grubbenvorst (Grevors) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg.
Hardinxveld-Giessendam is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
The Haringvliet is a large inlet of the North Sea, in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.
The Haringvliet sluices are a construction that closed off the estuary of the Haringvliet, Netherlands, as part of the Delta Works.
Hasselt is a Belgian city and municipality, and capital of the province of Limburg.
Haute-Marne is a department in the northeast of France named after the Marne River.
Heinsberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Henry II (Henri II; 31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559) was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559.
Henry III of Bar (Henri III de Bar; Heinrich III von Bar 1259 – Naples, September 1302) was Count of Bar from 1291 to 1302.
Herri met de Bles (also known as Henri Blès, Herri de Dinant, Herry de Patinir, and Civetta) (c. 1510 – c. 1555–1560) was a Flemish Northern Renaissance and Mannerist landscape painter, native of Bouvignes or Dinant (present-day Belgium).
Heusden is a municipality and a town in the South of the Netherlands.
Hollands Diep (pre-1947 spelling: Hollandsch Diep) is a wide river in the Netherlands and an estuary of the Rhine and Meuse river.
The Holy Roman Empire (Sacrum Romanum Imperium; Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic but mostly German complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.
The Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland) is a town in the southwestern corner of Holland (hence the name; hoek means "corner"), at the mouth of the New Waterway shipping canal into the North Sea.
The Houyoux is a northern tributary stream of the river Meuse in Belgium, flowing through Hesbaye in the province of Namur.
The Hoyoux is a river of Belgium, a right tributary of the Meuse.
Huy (Hoei; Hu) is a municipality of Belgium.
The Inde (L'Inde) is a small river in Belgium, and in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.
Jülich (in old spellings also known as Guelich or Gülich, Gulik, Juliers) is a town in the district of Düren, in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Jeker (Dutch: Jeker, French: Geer) is a river in Belgium and in the Netherlands.
Joachim Patinir, also called Patenier (c. 1480 – 5 October 1524), was a Flemish Renaissance painter of history and landscape subjects.
The Juliana Canal (Julianakanaal), named after Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, is a 36 km long canal in the southern Netherlands, providing a bypass of an unnavigable section of the river Meuse between Maastricht and Maasbracht.
Lage Zwaluwe is a village in the municipality Drimmelen, North Brabant, the Netherlands.
Laifour is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.
Langres is a commune in northeastern France.
Le Châtelet-sur-Meuse is a commune in the Haute-Marne department in north-eastern France, near the sources of the River Meuse.
The Lesse is a river in the Ardennes, in the Walloon region of Belgium.
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.
Liège (Lîdje; Luik,; Lüttich) is the easternmost province of Wallonia and Belgium.
Limburg (Dutch and Limburgish: Limburg; Limbourg) is a province in Belgium.
Limburg (Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; Limbourg) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.
LimburgishLimburgish is pronounced, whereas Limburgan, Limburgian and Limburgic are, and.
Linnich is a town in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Lith is a town in the province North Brabant in the Netherlands.
Louis XIII (27 September 1601 – 14 May 1643) was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1610 to 1643 and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from 1610 to 1620, when the crown of Navarre was merged with the French crown.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
Maasbracht is a town in the southeastern Netherlands.
Maasdriel is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern Netherlands.
Maaseik (Limburgs: Mezeik) is a town and municipality in the Belgian province of Limburg.
Maassluis is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
Maastricht (Limburgish: Mestreech; French: Maestricht; Spanish: Mastrique) is a city and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands.
Malmedy (German obsolete Malmünd) is a Walloon city and municipality of Belgium.
The Canal de la Marne au Rhin (Marne-Rhine Canal) is a canal in north-eastern France.
Maxey-sur-Meuse is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
Meerssen (Meersje) is a place and a municipality in southeastern Netherlands.
The Mehaigne is a river in Belgium.
The Merwede (etymology uncertain, possibly derived from the ancient Dutch Merwe or Merowe, a word meaning "wide water") is the name of several connected stretches of river in The Netherlands, between the cities of Woudrichem, Dordrecht and Papendrecht.
The Merzbach is a small river located in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.
Meuse is a department in northeast France, named after the River Meuse.
Middle Dutch is a collective name for a number of closely related West Germanic dialects (whose ancestor was Old Dutch) spoken and written between 1150 and 1500.
Moelingen, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (French name Mouland, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) is a village in the municipality of Voeren, which is part of the province of Limburg in Belgium.
Monthermé is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.
Montmédy is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Mosan art is a regional style of art from the valley of the Meuse in present-day Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany.
Mosasaurs (from Latin Mosa meaning the 'Meuse river', and Greek σαύρος sauros meaning 'lizard') are an extinct group of large marine reptiles containing 38 genera in total.
The Mouzon is a river that traverses Vosges in Lorraine, and Haute-Marne in Champagne-Ardenne, in northeastern France.
Namur (Dutch:, Nameur in Walloon) is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium.
Namur (Dutch:, Nameur) is a province of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Neufchâteau is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
The Niers (spoken-out like neerce) is a river in Germany and The Netherlands, a right tributary of the river Maas (Meuse).
The Nieuwe Merwede ("New Merwede") is a canal, mainly fed by the river Rhine, that was constructed in 1870 to form a branch in the Rhine-Meuse delta.
North Brabant (Noord-Brabant), also unofficially called Brabant, is a province in the south of the Netherlands.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
In linguistics, Old Dutch or Old Low Franconian is the set of Franconian dialects (i.e. dialects that evolved from Frankish) spoken in the Low Countries during the Early Middle Ages, from around the 5th to the 12th century.
The Othain is a long river in the Meurthe-et-Moselle and Meuse départements, northeastern France.
The Oude Maasje ("Little Old Meuse") is a former distributary of the river Maas (or Meuse), which runs parallel to the current canalised Bergse Maas.
The Ourthe (Walloon: Aiwe d' Oûte) is a long river in the Ardennes in Wallonia (Belgium).
Philip IV (April–June 1268 – 29 November 1314), called the Fair (Philippe le Bel) or the Iron King (le Roi de fer), was King of France from 1285 until his death.
The Proto-Celtic language, also called Common Celtic, is the reconstructed ancestor language of all the known Celtic languages.
Proto-Germanic (abbreviated PGmc; German: Urgermanisch; also called Common Germanic, German: Gemeingermanisch) is the reconstructed proto-language of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The country of Belgium is divided into three regions.
There are currently twelve provinces of the Netherlands, representing the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities, with responsibility for matters of subnational or regional importance.
The Raam is a small river in the eastern part of North Brabant, Netherlands.
Ravenstein (population: 8,466) is a city and a former municipality in the south of the Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.
Revin is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region in northern France.
--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.
The Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta or Helinium is a river delta in the Netherlands formed by the confluence of the Rhine, the Meuse and the Scheldt rivers.
Roermond (Remunj) is a city, a municipality, and a diocese in the southeastern part of the Netherlands.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
The Rur (German; in Dutch Roer and French: la Roer) is a major river that flows through portions of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
Saint-Mihiel is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
The Salm is a river in eastern Belgium (provinces of Liège and Luxembourg), left tributary to the river Amblève.
The Sambre is a river in northern France and in Wallonia, Belgium.
The Scheldt (l'Escaut, Escô, Schelde) is a long river in northern France, western Belgium and the southwestern part of the Netherlands.
The Schwalm (German) or Swalm (Dutch), is a small river in Germany and the Netherlands, tributary to the river Meuse.
Sedan is a commune in the Ardennes department and Grand Est region of north-eastern France.
The Semois (Simwès in Walloon, often under elided form Smwès; Semoy, Sesbach in German, Setzbaach in Luxemburgish of Arlon; and known as the Semoy in France) is a river flowing from the Ardennes uplands of Belgium and France towards the Meuse, of which it is a right tributary.
The Sillon industriel ("industrial furrow") is the former industrial backbone of Belgium.
The Sormonne (la Sormonne) is a long river in the Ardennes département, northeastern France.
South Holland (Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands with a population of just over 3.6 million as of 2015 and a population density of about, making it the country's most populous province and one of the world's most densely populated areas.
Stein is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands.
Stenay is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Swalmen (Limburgish and town dialect: Zjwame) is a town in the south-eastern Netherlands.
The Three Bishoprics (les Trois-Évêchés) constituted a province of pre-revolutionary France consisting of the dioceses of Metz, Verdun, and Toul within the Lorraine region.
The Treaty of London (Traité de Londres), often called the Second Treaty of London after the 1839 Treaty, was an international treaty signed on 11 May 1867.
Trois-Ponts is a municipality of Belgium.
The Vair is a river in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
Venlo is a city and municipality in the southeastern Netherlands, near the German border.
Verdun (official name before 1970 Verdun-sur-Meuse) is a small city in the Meuse department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
The Weser (German) or Vesdre (French) and Vesder (Dutch) is a river in eastern Belgium, in the province of Liège, and is a right tributary to the river Ourthe.
Vireux-Molhain is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.
Visé (Wezet) is a municipality and city of Belgium, where it is located on the river Meuse, in the Walloon province of Liège.
The Voer (Dutch,; Fouron) is a small river in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Voeren is a Flemish municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg.
The Vosges (or; Vogesen), also called the Vosges Mountains, are a range of low mountains in eastern France, near its border with Germany.
The Waal (Dutch) is the main distributary branch of the river Rhine flowing approximately through the Netherlands.
Wallonia (Wallonie, Wallonie(n), Wallonië, Walonreye, Wallounien) is a region of Belgium.
Walloon (Walon in Walloon) is a Romance language that is spoken in much of Wallonia in Belgium, in some villages of Northern France (near Givet) and in the northeast part of WisconsinUniversité du Wisconsin: collection de documents sur l'immigration wallonne au Wisconsin, enregistrements de témoignages oraux en anglais et wallon, 1976 until the mid 20th century and in some parts of Canada.
Wanze is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Liège.
The Warche is a river in eastern Belgium (province of Liège).
Warcq is a commune in the Ardennes département in northern France.
Weert (Wieërt) is a municipality and city in the southeastern Netherlands.
The Weimar Republic (Weimarer Republik) is an unofficial, historical designation for the German state during the years 1919 to 1933.
Wijchen is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern part of the Netherlands.
William I (Willem Frederik, Prince of Orange-Nassau; 24 August 1772 – 12 December 1843) was a Prince of Orange and the first King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
Woudrichem (Brabantian: Woerkum) is a municipality and a city in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands.
The Wurm (German; Worm) is a river in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany.
Yvoir (Walloon: Uwar) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur.
Zaltbommel (known also, historically and colloquially, as Bommel) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands.
The Zuiderzee Works (Zuiderzeewerken) is a man-made system of dams and dikes, land reclamation and water drainage work, in total the largest hydraulic engineering project undertaken by the Netherlands during the twentieth century.
The 1930 Meuse Valley fog killed 60 people in Belgium due to a combination of industrial air pollution and climatic conditions in December that year.