Dating belgium customs
The national anthem, the Brabançonne , is not taught in schools and not widely known.
The Dutch-speaking Flemings live in Flanders, in the north, and make up 55% of the population.
The French-speaking Walloons live in Wallonia, in the south, and make up 33% of the population.
Hard work and an appreciation for culture are important values to Belgians, who think of themselves as Europeans first, Walloons or Flemings second, and Belgians third.
It was later changed to a milder version that placed obedience to king and law on the same footing as liberty.
Symbols are more numerous and more powerful in the Flemish political culture than in the other parts of the country or the nation as a whole.