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Brussels is first mentioned in a 7th-century manuscript. The traditional year of the establishment of Brussels is said to be 580, when Saint Géry (or Saint Gorik), the Bishop of nearby Cambrai made a narrow escape from the Forest of Soignes through which he was travelling, and decided to build a chapel to the site. The settlement grew into a significant village and in the 9th century developed into a town.
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Belgian Dutch is often referred to as Flemish. It is a dialect of Dutch in a similar way to Scots being a dialect of English.
National carrier. Zavntem (Brussels)
Opened in 1907 (7.5 miles long)
Opened in 1922 (20 miles long)
1,320 km. Germany / France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Austria / Belgium / Luxembourg/ Liechtenstein / Italy
1913 - Blankenberge Harbor
Central European Time (CET)
The Holy Savior Cathedral was not originally built to be a cathedral - it obtained that status only in the 19th century
Cathedral of St. Michael was completed circa 1047
Surrealistic painter, d. 1967
Agnates of the House of Wettin have, at various times, ascended the thrones of Great Britain, Portugal, Bulgaria, Poland, Saxony, and Belgium.