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Belgium's Information

Flag of Belgium
Land Area 30,278 km2
Water Area 250 km2
Total Area 30,528km2 (#136)
Population 11,409,077 (#77)
Population Density 376.81/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Democracy Under A Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $509.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $44,900
Currency Euro (EUR)
More Information Belgium
Largest Cities
  • Animal: Lion
  • Bird: Common Kestrel
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Belgium

  • Coat of Arms: Belgium's coat of arms is composed of a golden lion against a black shield, with the royal crown resting on top, and the motto L'Union Fait La Force (Unity Makes Strength) on a ribbon below. Directly behind the shield are crossed sceptres.
  • Flag of Belgium
  • Motto: "Unity makes Strength"
This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

Belgium Trivia

What type of government does Belgium have?

Belgium has a representative democratic, constitutional monarchy. The Prime Minister of the country serves as the head of government. The Belgian Parliament has two chambers, the Senate and the Chamber of Representatives. The Parliament and the government exercise the federal legislative power. The executive power is vested in the Government. The King of the Belgians is the head of state.

What Type Of Government Does Belgium Have?

When Did Belgium Become a Country?

Belgium’s independence was stimulated by the Belgian Revolution which occurred on 25th August 1830.

When Did Belgium Become A Country?

What is the most populated city in Belgium?

Brussels is by far the most populous metropolitan area in Belgium, and is also the capital city. Approximately 1,789,447 people live throughout the entire metropolitan area.

Biggest Cities In Belgium

What are the major rivers of Belgium?

The Meuse River is the largest river to pass through Belgium. Other major rivers include Scheldt River, Oise River, Semois River, and Leie River.

Major Rivers Of Belgium

What is the Largest Religion in Belgium?

While most Belgians are Roman Catholic, the country has significant numbers of Muslims and atheists, especially in major urban areas.

Major Religions in Belgium

What is the Capital of Belgium?

The capital of Belgium is the City of Brussels, which is the largest of the 19 municipalities within the Brussels-Capital Region. This city also serves as the administrative center of the European Union.

What Is The Capital Of Belgium?

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