Wallonie

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Walloon Region
Région wallonne (French)
Wallonische Region (German)
Region o Belgium

Flag

Coat of arms
Anthem: "Le Chant des Wallons"
Kintra Belgium
Caipital Namur
Government
 • Meenister-Preses Rudy Demotte
Area
 • Total 16,844 km2 (6,504 sq mi)
Population (1 Januar 2008)
 • Total 3,456,775
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Leids French, German (an aw Dutch in Municipalities wi leid facilities)[1]
ISO 3166 code BE-WAL
Celebration Day 3rd Sunday o September
Website www.wallonie.be

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.

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  • Johannes Kramer (1984). Zweisprachigkeit in den Benelux-ländern [Bilingualism in the Benelux Kintras] (in German). Buske Verlag. ISBN 3871185973. 

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