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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)
Liège, Liège     (population 185639)
Bruxelles [Brussel], Bryssel     (population 133859)
Brugge, West Flanderi     (population 116246)
Schaerbeek, Bryssel     (population 105692)
Namur, Namur     (population 105419)
Mons, Hainaut     (population 90935)

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From @PascaleUrbain on Sun Jun 16 18:42:34 EDT 2019 RT @visitmons: Le combat dit Lumeçon vue du haut c'est beauuuu ? #Mons #amazingmons #belgium #folklore #tradition #happy https://t.co/oF3hg?
From @stephengosden on Sun Jun 16 18:42:32 EDT 2019 @DerekVreeland @bradjersak Europeans take it literally too! (Not so much in the UK though.) In France and Belgium y? https://t.co/P7bXYofnL1
From @Famex4real_ on Sun Jun 16 18:42:32 EDT 2019 RT @FTalentScout: Krystian Bielik first half vs Belgium U21 43 passes 98% pass accuracy 3 dribbles won 2 interceptions 3 clearances 1 aeri?
From @Mdxncer on Sun Jun 16 18:41:56 EDT 2019 RT @radnature: Bruges, Belgium https://t.co/k6BcvhBOZB
From @MenziesGraeme on Sun Jun 16 18:41:54 EDT 2019 RT @ScotGovFM: Earlier this week @nicolasturgeon was in Brussels to restate the Scottish Government's support for continued EU membership a?
From @stillsweatshirt on Sun Jun 16 18:41:16 EDT 2019 RT @ScoutedFtbl: 2019 UEFA U-21 European Championship: ?? Poland 3-2 Belgium ?? 16' ? 0-1 ? Aaron Leya Iseka 26' ? 1-1 ? Szymon ?urkowski?
From @AceOfCrame on Sun Jun 16 18:41:09 EDT 2019 @theJoshBanks There is a Chi-Chi?s in Brussels, Belgium
From @miller_camy on Sun Jun 16 18:40:57 EDT 2019 RT @talkingbawscom: Yer da on a digger in Belgium.. ? (via @ruiaridhmaclennan on Instagram) https://t.co/2kuPgW6ORg
From @CarolynFrawley1 on Sun Jun 16 18:39:56 EDT 2019 RT @smh: Father of missing Belgian backpacker to make plea about son's disappearance https://t.co/Fz5tLe3wt8
From @EechieOchie on Sun Jun 16 18:39:54 EDT 2019 RT @ScotGovFM: Earlier this week @nicolasturgeon was in Brussels to restate the Scottish Government's support for continued EU membership a?