Category: Eupen

  • 5 Amazing Facts about Eupen

    5 Amazing Facts about Eupen

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    FUN & INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT EUPEN     The Official Language of Eupen is German. After World War I, the Treaty of Versailles transferred Eupen from Germany to Belgium. Eupen is the Capital city of Belgium’s German-Speaking Community. The old French name of the town was Néau. Eupen’s association football team, the K.A.S Eupen is the…

  • The Hohes Venn, Eifel Nature Park

    The Hohes Venn, Eifel Nature Park

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    The German-Belgian High Fens is a Nature Park located between Langerwehe and Eupen in the north and Bad Münstereifel, Prüm and Sankt Vith in the south. The Eifel Nature park covers six areas: The Rur Eifel The High Eifel The Limestone Eifel The Our valley The Venn Foreland The Hohes Venn The Emblem of the Nature…

  • Chocolaterie Jacques

    Chocolaterie Jacques

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    Chocolaterie Jacques is a Belgian company founded in 1896 by Antoine Jacques and located in Eupen in the eastern province of Liège . Antoine Jacques invented and launched the chocolate stick in 1936. The chocolate stick made up of six detachable pieces is still the best known product of the brand. In October 1993 the…

  • Eupen Statistics and figures

    Eupen Statistics and figures

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    Eupen In Numbers   About Eupen Area 40.05 sq mi Postal Codes 4700, 4701 Area Codes  087 Country Belgium Region Wallonia Province Liège Local dialing code 087 Elevation 260m   Population  Population 19,461  2017  Population Density 480/sq mi  2016  Males  9,541  2017  Females  9,920  2017   Population Nationalities Belgium 16,115  2011 European Union  1,908  2011…

  • Lake Eupen

    Lake Eupen

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    Lake Eupen was created due to a dam that was built on the river Vesdre in 1938 and by 1950 it was inaugurated by Prince Charles of Belgium. The German population of Eupen refer to the river as Vesdre as Weser, which is distinct from the Weser river in North Germany. [su_table] Area 311 acres Surface…

  • Naturzentrum Haus Ternell

    Naturzentrum Haus Ternell

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    The Nature Center offers its visitors and locals advance training in natural and environmental pedagogy and number of different leisure activities. Within the centre you can find a wonderful Museum, which has native plants and animals on display to view. Some attractions you can find in the museum are: A collection of edible and poisonous…

  • IKOB International Art Centre East Belgium

    IKOB International Art Centre East Belgium

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    IKOB International Art Centre founded in 1993 by Francis Feidler and has been the director of IKOB until Devember 2012, Dr. Maïté Vissault took over in January 2013. Museum of Contemporary art is located East of Belgium, close to the German and Dutch borders, due to its location the language spoken in the area is…

  • Photographs of Eupen

    Photographs of Eupen

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    Eupen is part of the Liege Province, its close borders with German and also has a massive German speaking community, the city was first mentioned in 1213 and at that time belonged to the Duchy of Limburg, However after the 1919, during the first world war, the treaty of Versailles, transferred the city of Eupen…