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The Kingdom of Belgium is located in Western Europe and borders the North Sea coast. It is divided into the regions of Wallonia and Flanders and the so-called German-speaking community, which is located in the province of Liège. The official languages are Dutch, French and German. Brussels, the capital of the country, is also the seat of the Belgian royal family. NATO and the European Union also have their headquarters here. Other important cities are Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent and Charleroi. Belgium is considered the country of origin of French fries and is known for a variety of chocolate, waffle and praline specialties.

Country data Belgium

Belgium at a glance

LanguageDutch, French und German
Area30510 km2
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Neighboring countriesGermany, Netherlands, Luxembourg und France

Map Belgium

Country borders and location of the capital

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