• Officially: Kingdom of Belgium
  • Capital: Brussels

Facts

  • Population: 11.5 million
  • Major languages: Dutch, French, and German
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 84 years (women)
  • Currency: euro
  • Member of the European Union- since 1 January 1958
    • Brussels is the headquarters of the EUย  and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

Geography

Notes

  • The capital, Brussels, is the administrative centre of the European Union and NATO.

Tourism

  • Belgium is one of the five first countries that signed the Schengen agreement on 14 June 1985, and started its implementation on 26 March 1995.

Safety & Security

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