updated Mon. September 26, 2022
January 5, 2018
On January 1, the border between the eastern Belgian region of Vise and the southwestern Dutch municipality of Eijsden was moved back to its ... Over time, the river's changing course meant that two uninhabited Belgian peninsulas ended up on the Dutch side while a section of Dutch territory found itselfÃâÃÂ ...
January 4, 2018
The Netherlands and Belgium have peacefully adjusted their national borders by swapping a large tract of land, in a bid to resolve a police jurisdiction nightmare at the frontier. The area affected, which is the size of 27 football fields, sits of east of the Belgian city of Vise and west of the Dutch village ofÃâÃÂ ...
January 1, 2018
The unusual border situation centers on an area between the eastern Belgian municipality of Vise and the southwestern Dutch municipality of Eijsden that are split by the Meuse River. Over time, the river's changing course meant that two uninhabited peninsulas that belong to Belgium ended up on theÃâÃÂ ...
Condé Nast Traveler
June 19, 2017
Despite all the things in the world that are getting weirder right now, map borders seem to be moving in the opposite direction. First, India and Bangladesh ironed out the "chitmahals", hundreds of tiny enclaves that used to make their border a confusing mess. And now Belgium and the Netherlands are justÃâÃÂ ...
December 30, 2015
"Because it makes sense to do so," says Marcel Neven, the mayor of Vise, Belgium. Well, that and perhaps a little help from a headless body. While Belgium will be losing a splendid piece of nature that juts into the Meuse River dividing the two nations, it will also unburden itself of a jurisdictional nightmareÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Sponsoring nations include Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the US. Austria, Finland and Sweden are “contributing participants”, a status for non-NATO nations that join. AustraliaÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Curiously, goals only came in fits and starts as Finnbogason made his way through Lokeren in Belgium, Real Sociedad in Spain and Olympiacos in Greece without making an impression other than of being a player whose billing was bigger than his ability. Elves are considered bringers of luck in Iceland;ÃâÃÂ ...
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