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Information about OTTIGNIES-LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE The name of this "town" is derived from a fusion of the names of trois villages : Ottignies, Céroux-Mousty and Limelette. Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve is the actual centre of the Brabant Wallon region and is located 30 km from Bruxelles. It is also the geographic centre of the Brabant region.You will find a lot of theatres and cultural associations ( eg: handicrafts & danse).this townis a national heritage site, where one can visit the Tour of Moriensart, churches, the Crypt of Mousty and the castle of Rofessart.
 
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BELGIUM

General Information
Capital: Brussels
Area: 30,528 km2
Population: 10,754,528 (January 1, 2009).
Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs are of the round two-pin type.
IDD: +32
Emergency number: 101
Timezone: GMT +1 Hr (+2 Hrs MAR-OCT)

Language
Language: Flemish, French, Dutch, German

Government
Government: Federal constitutional monarchy and parlamentary democracy

Religion
Religion: Mainly Roman Catholic (75%), with Protestant and Jewish communities.

Health
Health: The following vaccinations are recommended: Tetanus.

Currency
Currency: Euro (EUR) 1.00 = 100 Cents

Exchange Rate
Exchange Rate: EUR 1.00 = USD 66.8534 = GBP 110.480 8 = CHF 66.1543

Business Hours
Business Hours: Mon-Sat: 08.30-17.30

Speed Limit
Speed Limit: Cities: 50 km/h, Outside cities: 90 km/h, Motorways: 120 km/h

Traffic
Traffic: Traffic drives on the right. Minimum age 18 years. Wearing of seat belts is compulsory in front and back seats.

Driving License
Driving License: For non-EU nationals an international driving licence is recommended.

National Holidays
National holidays: Jan 1 New Year"s Day, Easter Monday (variable), May 1 Labor Day, Whit Monday (variable), Jul 21 National Day, Aug 15 Assumption Day, Nov 1 All Saints" Day, Nov 11 Armistice Day, Nov 15 King"s Birthday, Dec 25 Christmas Day

Climate
Climate: Temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy

Temperatures
 
Temperatures:
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
A236913161817151063
P666153605576958063837588
S234567665421
A=Aver. Daily Temp. (°C)
P=Precipitation (mm)
S=Sunshine (Hrs/Month)

Mobile Network
Mobile Network: GSM 900 / 1800 & 3G 2100 & HSPA.

GPS
GPS: 50 54 N, 4 32 E

Shopping Hours
Shopping Hours: Mon-Sat: 09.00-18.00/19.00. Department stores often remain open longer, up to 21.00 on Friday. Outside main areas, some shops may close at lunchtime.


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