Belgium

Major cities : Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liege and Brussels (Capital).
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Belgium Information

ISO 3166-1BE - BEL - 056
NATO country codeBE - BEL
FIPS 10-4 codeBE
IOC CodeBEL
Continent /
Belgium CapitalBrussels
Name of the inhabitantsBelgian
Belgium National anthemLa Brabançonne
Belgium National Day21 July
Belgium Currency Euro (EUR)
Belgium 21 % (12 %)
Belgium Calling code+32
Belgium Country domain code .be
Belgium Vehicle registration plateB
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +1:00
International organizationEuropean Union
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Union for the Mediterranean

Belgium Head of state

KingAlbert II (1993)
Prime ministerYves Leterme (2009)

Belgium Religion

  1. Christianity 75 %
  2. Other 25 %

Belgium Data

City589
Area30,528 km² (11,787 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants10,708,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 350.8 /km² (908.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastline66 km
Perimeter1,451 km
Life expectancy80.3 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.6 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.867 (2010)
Gross domestic product441 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 2.0 %
41,193 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)395 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
36,840 US$ per capita
Unemployment7.6 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation1.8 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AA (Negative, 20 february 2012)
  • Fitch: AA (Stable, 24 january 2013)
  • Moody's: Aa3 (Negative, 16 december 2011)
  • Dagong: A+ (Negative, 11 july 2010)

Belgium Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Construction materials
  2. Silica sand
  3. Carbonates

Belgium Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Fruits
  2. Sugar beets
  3. Tobacco
  4. Grain
  5. Beef
  6. Milk
  7. Fresh vegetables
  8. Veal
  9. Pork

Belgium Border

  1. France France 620 km
  2. Netherlands Netherlands 450 km
  3. Germany Germany 167 km
  4. Luxembourg Luxembourg 148 km

Belgium Map

Belgium Climate

  1. Oceanic climate 100 %

Belgium Weather (Brussels)

Belgium Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : E
Power socketPower socket : E

Airport Belgium

Brussels AirportBrussels South Charleroi AirportOstend-Bruges International Airport
Liège AirportAntwerp International AirportKortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport

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Belgium Hotel

Hotel Hotel L'Empreinte du TempsHotel L'Empreinte du Temps

Torgny
L'Empreinte du Temps is located in a former school, in an area well-known as the Belgian Provence. There is a terrace where you can relax when the weather is sunny. This hotel offers light rooms with a private bathroom, TV and direct telephone line... view more
from
€ 79
Hotel Château de Dieupart 1Château de Dieupart 1
Aywaille
Château de Dieupart is a 2-bedroom apartment suitable for 6 people, situated in a large castle... view more
from
€ 208
Hotel Holiday Home Het Gareel MaarkedalHoliday Home Het Gareel Maarkedal
Maarkedal
This beautiful farmhouse. consisting of the residence “het Gareel”. is located in the rural heart of the Flemish Ardennes. The holiday home is decorated with respect of the old farmhouse style and has plenty of luxury and privacy... view more
from
€ 515
Hotel La Petite DifférenceLa Petite Différence
Ferrières
La Petite Différence offers peacefully-situated apartments in the small village of Sy, 40 minutes’ drive from Liège. The terrain also includes a spacious garden with a barbecue and a restaurant with a wide range of snacks and meals... view more
from
€ 75
Hotel B&B KotoB&B Koto
Antwerpen
B&B Koto enjoys a central location in the historical town of Antwerp, offering modern accommodation with free access to a heated outdoor swimming pool and a spacious garden. The property provides free WiFi and bicycles to discover the surroundings... view more
from
€ 130
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Nuclear power station Belgium

Doel Nuclear Power StationTihange Nuclear Power Station

Belgium Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 24Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 375151139
WinterParticipation : 19Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1135
TotalParticipation : 43Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 385254144
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