Half Belgium (24 images)

Belgium’s language border was established in 1963 with the hope of putting an end to the squabbles between the kingdom’s French-speaking and Dutch-speaking communities. Over the years, the line has been reinforced from the Flemish side with political, cultural, and economic pressure. Tensions between the two communities are rare among border residents, but they remain tense between opposing politicians. Starting in December 2011, the political dispute left Belgium without a...
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