Today's Geo Quiz is not a Geo Quiz.
We're celebrating surrealist painter Rene Magritte and one of his famous canvasses. Magritte's paintings are witty and puzzling --- sometimes naked bodies double as faces, locomotives bursting out of fireplaces or apples burst out of living rooms.
Now -- one of our favorite Magrittes is of a simple pipe. The one that's accompanied by his comment "this is not a pipe".
Of course it's not a pipe..... Magritte once said of the painting..."just try to fill it with tobacco."
Hmm. That's deep.
A museum named in Magritte's honor officially opened today in Brussels. King Albert the Second and Queen Paola paid a visit.
The question is where was the Belgian master born?
Here's a hint: his place of birth is in the French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia. The western-most province of Wallonia in fact.
Don't let our little pipe paradox get in the way of guessing Magritte's birthplace.
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