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Belgian Americans
Total population
361,667 (2010 census)
Regions with significant populations
Wisconsin · Michigan · Ohio · New York · Los Angeles • Florida · Illinois · California · Minnesota
American English · Flemish Dutch · Belgian French · Walloon · German
Predominantly Roman Catholicism
Related ethnic groups
French Americans · Dutch Americans · German Americans

Belgian Americans are Americans who can trace their ancestry to immigrants from Belgium who emigrated to the United States. While the first natives of the then-Southern Netherlands arrived in America in the 17th century, most of the Belgian immigrants arrived during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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