Belgium: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 50.52432 / longitude: 4.39851

General information


This nation has a number of interesting universities, including KU Leuven, Ghent University, Université catholique de Louvain, Université libre de Bruxelles, University of Liège. The inhabitants attend school for 19 years (tertiary education included).


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


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


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: 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.


People from this country speak these languages: German, French, Dutch. Brussels is the nation's capital and the country has a border with France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands. The area of the country is 30,528 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Antwerpen, Gent, Liège, Charleroi, Brugge.

Good to know

Visit to learn more about this nation. The country's ISO code is BE, the country's websites have the domain name ".be", phone numbers start with +32


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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