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Former restaurant which was in both countries  
   

Former restaurant which was in both countries

In this house, which sits right across the border, there used to be a restaurant. Dutch laws dictated that they had to close their business at a certain time of the night but the Belgian laws were less strict there. When the Dutch laws forced the business to close down for the night the people sitting by the tables on the Dutch side moved over to the tables on the Belgian side.
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
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