Located in the continent of Europe, Belgium covers 30,278 square kilometers of land and 250 square kilometers of water, making it the 142nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 30,528 square kilometers.
Belgium became an independent state in 1830, after gaining its sovereignty from The Netherlands. The population of Belgium is 10,438,353 (2012) and the nation has a density of 345 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Belgium is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Belgium are refered to as Belgian.
The dialing code for the country is 32 and the top level internet domain for Belgian sites is .be.
To learn more, visit our detailed Belgium section.
|Density||344.8 / km2 ( 892.9 / mi2 )|
|Languages||German, French, Dutch|
|Capital||Brussels (Brussels Capital)|
|GDP||533,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||51,062 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||30,278 km2 (11,690 mi2)|
|Water Area||250 km2 (97 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||The Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg|
What is the capital of Belgium?
Brussels is the capital city of Belgium. It has a population of 1,019,022, and is located on a latitue of 50.85 and longitude of 4.35.
Brussels is also the political center of Belgium, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Brussels, the Capital Of Belgium
|Elevation||28 meters over sea level|
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