Why does Belgium speak French?

Answer Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French and German. French is the language of the southern region. These language differences are a result of the country's rich cultural heritage.Langua... Read More »

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How many speak German in Belgium?

According to the CIA World Factbook, as of July 2009 Belgium's population was 10,414,336. Of these people, 60 percent speak Dutch, 40 percent speak French, and less than one percent speaks German. ... Read More »

Do they speak English in Belgium?

According to, there are three official languages in Belgium: Dutch (Flemish), German and French (Walloon). Many people do speak English in Antwerp and Brussels, although business is ... Read More »

Does Kristen Stewart speak French?

According to a "Vanity Fair" interview with the "Twilight" star, Kristen Stewart claims to speak French but not very well and compares it to speaking "like a 3-year-old's standard" of French.Refere... Read More »

Is Belgium a French-speaking country?

People in Belgium do speak French. However, they have three official languages: French, German and Dutch. Approximately 60 percent of the population in Belgium speaks Dutch, about 40 percent speak ... Read More »