Belgium: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 50.52432 / longitude: 4.39851

General information


Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Moules-frites. You can find some UNESCO listed places: 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).


In this country a Big Mac is worth 4.60€ (that corresponds to $4.71 USD). The local currency (EUR) is represented by the symbol €. The GDP in 2021 was $594,104,177,539 USD, making it the 23# country in the world.


The inhabitants stay 19 years in school (tertiary education included). Well known universities are: KU Leuven, Ghent University, Université catholique de Louvain, Université libre de Bruxelles, University of Liège.


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

Good to know

The country's websites have the domain name ".be", phone numbers start with +32, the ISO code is BE For more information about this country, check


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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