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Complete details about Belgium in Europe with capital city Bruxelles [Brussel]

Country NameBelgium (België/Belgique)
Country CodeBEL
Capital CityBruxelles [Brussel]
ContinentEurope
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1830
Population10239000
Surface Area30518.0
Life Expectancy77.8 years
GNP249704.0 (old 243948.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.6%)
Dutch [official]     (59.2%)
French [official]     (32.6%)
German [official]     (1.0%)
Italian     (2.4%)
Turkish     (0.9%)

Major Cities

Antwerpen, Antwerpen     (population 446525)
Gent, East Flanderi     (population 224180)
Charleroi, Hainaut     (population 200827)
Ličge, Ličge     (population 185639)
Bruxelles [Brussel], Bryssel     (population 133859)
Brugge, West Flanderi     (population 116246)
Schaerbeek, Bryssel     (population 105692)
Namur, Namur     (population 105419)
Mons, Hainaut     (population 90935)

Belgium's most recent News and Stories

Belgium Tweets

From @ann_onima on Fri Jun 23 08:09:49 EDT 2017 RT @bobmarley: A very cool summer of music in Belgium, from 1980. #todayinbobslife https://t.co/V2DqUMmVRi
From @BOSSmallBiz on Fri Jun 23 08:09:39 EDT 2017 Trump nominates Jamie McCourt as U.S. ambassador to Belgium https://t.co/DwMBJeyewO #Boston
From @MASmallBiz on Fri Jun 23 08:09:38 EDT 2017 Trump nominates Jamie McCourt as U.S. ambassador to Belgium https://t.co/8XaDO2KMT4 #Boston
From @dianebr1976 on Fri Jun 23 08:09:33 EDT 2017 @AsiaArgento @antonnewcombe @NicolodiDaria @scottderrickson @blackheartsun @ccohanlon @MylesGregory @_markstewart? https://t.co/n1cOFQXL4O
From @RockySingh on Fri Jun 23 08:09:28 EDT 2017 RT @RedHotSquirrel: Youth unemployment: 46.6% Greece 39.3% Spain 34.0% Italy 23.7% Portugal 21.7% France 20.4% Finland 18.2% Slovakia 18.0?
From @pmoustakatos1 on Fri Jun 23 08:09:28 EDT 2017 RT @OnlineMagazin: ????? #Belgium: Brawls & stabbing among Muslims at #Ramadan on the street in #Antwerp. No security from police. This is?
From @PaulineB__ on Fri Jun 23 08:08:34 EDT 2017 RT @Desmet1Wouter: EY is hiring a Marketing & Communication Officer to join the EYnovation? team. Apply here! @EY_Belgium https://t.co/guYh?
From @matti_koistinen on Fri Jun 23 08:08:30 EDT 2017 Enjoying Belgium. #cycling #gent #FamilyBusiness https://t.co/DOSwjjeYrk
From @Famill_P on Fri Jun 23 08:08:20 EDT 2017 @BrexitCentral Its not just down to the Belgium PM, its down to ALL the EU members including the UK.
From @zachplaydrums on Fri Jun 23 08:08:08 EDT 2017 Snapped this last year in Antwerp, Belgium. I can't wait to be back in Europe. https://t.co/8h6Bh8ygSM
From @OldCountryGirl4 on Fri Jun 23 08:08:08 EDT 2017 RT @RedHotSquirrel: Youth unemployment: 46.6% Greece 39.3% Spain 34.0% Italy 23.7% Portugal 21.7% France 20.4% Finland 18.2% Slovakia 18.0?
From @PowerSilent on Fri Jun 23 08:08:03 EDT 2017 RT @Tom_Antonov: Belgium purchases 60 Jaguar and 417 Griffon vehicles for ?1.1bn (part of the Scorpion programme - French Army vehicle flee?
From @IoanCiumasu on Fri Jun 23 08:07:59 EDT 2017 RT @MagicalEurope: Gravensteen is a castle in Ghent, #Belgium that was built in 1180 by Count Philip of Alsace & was modeled after crusader?
From @Q_Melanin on Fri Jun 23 08:07:52 EDT 2017 RT @TDWiseman: @swizzyBajo @chok_jay @oluwashina And let's not forget Belgium Kompany?? Boyata?? J. Lukaku ?? Fellaini?? Dembele?? Tielema?
From @lindnerantwerp on Fri Jun 23 08:07:42 EDT 2017 Still looking for a Hotel during Tomorrowland 2017? Book your hotel right now! https://t.co/Y6GKB3783F #dance? https://t.co/OC55Oe3KG3