Country information of Belgium

Belgium
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Capital
Brussels

Geography Belgium

Continent:
Europe
Country:
Belgium
Size:
30.528 km²
Coordinates:
50 50 Nord, 4 00 Ost
Height:
Lowest point : North Sea 0 m
Highest point : Signal de Botrange 694 m
Location:
Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands

Population Belgium

Population count:
10.348.276
Languages:
Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)

Economy Belgium

Currency:
euro (EUR) note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Currency symbol:
EUR

Miscellaneous Belgium

Car registration plate:
B
Internet sign / top-level domain:
.be