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The Sikh community in Belgium is concentrated in the larger cities, except for the rural town of Sint-Truiden that has a particular history of Sikh migration. While the Sikhs’ first encounter with Belgium dates back to World War I, Sikh settlement began only after the expulsion of Ug…

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Sara Cosemans, “Belgium”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20171031

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