|Land Area||30,278 km2|
|Water Area||250 km2|
|Total Area||30,528km2 (#136)|
|Government Type||Federal Parliamentary Democracy Under A Constitutional Monarchy|
|GDP (PPP)||$509.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$44,900|
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The Gulf Stream and Atlantic Ocean winds moderate the weather in Belgium, resulting in cloudy, rainy days, especially along the coastal areas.
Inland, east of the Schelde River, summers are generally mild, cloudy and cool, with temperatures reaching only the mid-60's. Winters are also mild, with frequent fog and light rain, and lows around 37 °F (3 °C). Colder temperatures are common in the Ardennes.
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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.