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Wallonia (French: Wallonie [wa.lɔ.ni], German: Wallonie(n), Dutch: Wallonië [wɐˈloːnɪə] ( listen) or [βɐˈloːnɪə], Walloon: Waloneye) is the predominantly French-speakin soothren region o Belgium. It is govrened as the Walloon Region, which maks up 55% o the territory o Belgium but wi anerlie a third o its population. Contrary tae the situation in Flanders, the Walloon Region wis no mergit wi the French Community of Belgium, a political level responsible for matters relatit mainly tae cultur an education. The sma German-speakin minority in the east forms the German-speakin Community o Belgium, which haes its awn govrenment an parliament for cultur-relatit issues.

Walloon Region
Région wallonne (in French)
Wallonische Region (in German)
Region o Belgium
Banner o Walloon Region
Coat o airms o Walloon Region
Coat o airms
Anthem: "Le Chant des Wallons"
Location of Walloon Region
Location o Walloon Region
Kintra Belgium
Caipital Namur
 • Meenister-Preses Rudy Demotte
 • Total 16,844 km2 (6,504 sq mi)
Population (1 Januar 2008)
 • Tot 3,456,775
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
 • Leids French, German (an aw Dutch in Municipalities wi leid facilities)[1]
ISO 3166 code BE-WAL
Celebration Day 3rd Sunday o September


Further readingEedit

  • Johannes Kramer (1984). Zweisprachigkeit in den Benelux-ländern (in German). Buske Verlag. ISBN 3871185973.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)

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