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Federal Kingdom Belgium

German-speaking Community of Belgium

Outline related to Belgian Emigration

Deutsche Gemeinschaft von Belgien
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Territorial subdivision

This community is composed of the German-speaking municipalities in the East of Belgium. They are part of the Arrondissement Verviers, Province Liège and the Walloon Region.

This municipalities are now (German and French names):

The municipalities of Malmédy and Waimes are part of the French Community of Belgium, but do have a German-speaking minority.

The Vennbahn, Belgium's railway through Germany, did have a very specific origin and unique international status. It's now closed.

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Short history with bibliography

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Migration / Emigration / Immigration

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Families and Family Histories

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