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 ibis budget Brussels Airportibis budget Brussels Airport

Diegem
This ibis budget is just a 6-minute drive from Brussels Airport and features a free airport shuttle service. It offers basic accommodation with flat-screen TVs and a buffet breakfast... view more
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€ 39
Hotel B&B ConventB&B Convent
De Haan
Set in a renovated country mansion from 1932 in De Haan, B&B Convent offers classic rooms with free Wi-Fi. It features an on-site bicycle rental service and a sun terrace for breakfast... view more
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€ 50
Hotel Vakantiepark Les Onays IVakantiepark Les Onays I
Wibrin
Holiday home Vakantiepark Les Onays I is located in the region of the high Ourthe-valley, not far from Houffalize and La Roche in natural surroundings with hills and woods... view more
from
€ 55
Hotel B&B La Maison Des PinsB&B La Maison Des Pins
Braine-le-Château
The exclusive La Maison Des Pins is easily accessible and located 19 km from Brussels centre. The Brussels National and Brussels South Airports are a 25-minute drive away... view more
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€ 89
Hotel Herberg Voer en HerveHerberg Voer en Herve
Remersdaal
Herberg Voer en Herve is located in the village of Remersdaal, set in a hilly scenery 26 km from Maastricht. It offers spacious, newly furnished accommodation with free WiFi and private bathrooms... view more
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€ 60
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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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