Belgium: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 50.52432 / longitude: 4.39851

General information


Brussels serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands. Country territory measures 30,528 km², a postcode system is employed and the main cities are: Antwerpen, Gent, Liège, Charleroi, Brugge. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: German, French, Dutch.


There are 11,327,986 people here, or 0.15% of the world's population. With a birth growth rate at 0.55%, the median age is 41.60 years.


The average length of time residents spend in school is 19 years (including tertiary education). This nation has a number of interesting universities, including KU Leuven, Ghent University, Université catholique de Louvain, Université libre de Bruxelles, University of Liège.


In this country, a Big Mac is sold at 4.60€ (that corresponds to $4.71 USD). It is ranked 23# in the world with a GDP of $594,104,177,539 USD in 2021. The currency symbol is €, and the ISO code for that currency is EUR.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Flemish Béguinages, The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut), La Grand-Place, Brussels, Historic Centre of Brugge, Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels). Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Moules-frites.

Good to know is a good place to find out more details on this country. The domain name ".be" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +32, the country's ISO code is BE


ISO code BE
Capital Brussels
Population 11,327,986
World percentage 0.15%
Median age 41.60 years
Population growth rate 0.55%
Main cities
Spoken languages German, French, Dutch
GDP (2021) $594,104,177,539
GDP position #23
Big Mac local price 4.60€
Big Mac USD price $4.71
Currency code EUR
Currency symbol
School life expectancy 19 years
National dish Moules-frites
TLD .be
Phone prefix +32

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