Belgium

Belgium's flagLocation: Northwest Europe
Official name: Kingdom of Belgium
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1830 / 1919
Capital city: Brussels
Population: 10.7 million / 844 people per sq mile (326 people per sq km)
Total land area: 11,780 square miles (30,510 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Dutch (official language), French (official language), German (official language)
Main religions: Roman Catholic 88%, Other 10%, Muslim 2%
Ethnic mix: Fleming 58%, Walloon 33%, Other 6%, Italian 2%, Moroccan 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Euro = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3690 kilocalories


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