Wallonia
   Wallonia (Fr., Wallonie) is the French-language region and community of Belgium located to the south of the Brussels Capital Region. It includes Walloon Brabant (Fr., Brabant Wallon), the portion of the former province of Brabant lying to the south of the language border drawn in 1962. It was set up as a separate province in conjunction with federalization.

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