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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 @posiescoven on Sun Oct 20 09:46:24 EDT 2019 "Mom insisted to visit Penelope when we were in Belgium." "What?" "We didn't see her. Apparently she has been bre? https://t.co/wDRYv1POTU
From @wrongwan on Sun Oct 20 09:46:23 EDT 2019 RT @id_communism: Brussels: Militant demonstration against EU Parliament's anti-communist resolution ? https://t.co/3ihyNoeoEJ https://t.?
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From @FCSP_Belgium on Sun Oct 20 09:45:53 EDT 2019 RT @derrechterand: Bei »Wir werden sie jagen« werden Zitate ihrem AfD-Maul zugeordnet. @wirwerdensiejagen findet ihr bei facebook Ein A?
From @ramonbagenc1971 on Sun Oct 20 09:45:42 EDT 2019 RT @SanderLoones: SPANISH VIOLENCE IS IN TOTAL CONTRADICTION WITH OUR EUROPEAN VALUES. The message from @CharlesMichel, prime minister of?
From @flamingyam on Sun Oct 20 09:45:40 EDT 2019 RT @FarmingUK: New dietary guidelines in Belgium endorses milk as a vital part of daily diets, and pant-based drinks are not equivalent alt?
From @aroberto78 on Sun Oct 20 09:45:16 EDT 2019 RT @stanwawrinka: Filling in some homework. Parents, I?m available if you need a tutor! ???????????? #StanTheTutoringMan #Antwerp #final #L?
From @marximum_ on Sun Oct 20 09:45:14 EDT 2019 RT @id_communism: Brussels: Militant demonstration against EU Parliament's anti-communist resolution ? https://t.co/3ihyNoeoEJ https://t.?
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From @Marcsiba on Sun Oct 20 09:44:26 EDT 2019 RT @SerbianPM: This evening I had the pleasure to meet Herman Van Rompuy, first President of the @EUCouncil and former PM of Belgium. I ver?