Advertisement
« previous next »
One town - two countries  
   

One town - two countries

The reason Baarle-Hertog/Baarle-Nassau has two names is that through the town there are several borders between Belgium and Netherlands which divides the town in two. So parts of the town is in Belgium and parts of the town is in Netherlands. The Belgian part is called Baarle-Hertog and the Dutch part is called Baarle-Nassau
Baarle-Nassau - The tale of two cities

May 15th 2015
Baarle-Nassau and Baarle-Hertog - the conjoined twins of geography In Netherlands there is a town with the name Baarle-Nassau. In Belgium there is a town with the name Baarle-Hertog. These two towns may be lying in different countries but are in fact one town. The reason it ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Brabant » Baarle-Nassau

Dutch Flag The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 1.288s; Tpl: 0.025s; cc: 9; qc: 11; dbt: 0.0195s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb