Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, and the North Sea. It is a small, densely populated country which covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres and has a population of about 11 million people. Straddling the cultural boundary between Germanic and Latin Europe, Belgium is home to two main linguistic groups: the Dutch-speaking, mostly Flemish community, which constitutes about 59% of the population, and the French-speaking, mostly Walloon population, which comprises 41% of all Belgians. Additionally, there is a small group of German-speakers who live in the East Cantons located around the High Fens area, and bordering Germany.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    50° 51′ 5″ N • of northern latitude
    4° 21′ 6″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    50.851309°; 4.351718°

Length of Belgium from south to north is 225.349 kilometers, from west ot east – from 285.803 km on south to 273.785 km on north.

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Flag of Belgium
Flag of Belgium
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Belgium
Coat of arms of Belgium

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Major cities

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Antwerp03.1K
Ghent02.0K
Charleroi02.0K
Liège01.7K
Brussels81.7K
Bruges01.6K
Ostend01.2K
Knokke-Heist01.1K
Kortrijk01.1K
Brasschaat01.1K
Mouscron01.0K
Waterloo0871

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