Capital: Brussels Total Area: 30,520 km2 Approximate population: 10,414,300 Location: Western Europe Languages: Dutch, French, German Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic Currency: Euro Organizations: United Nations, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organization World's 137th largest country Maritime boundaries: North Sea Borders: France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Interesting facts: - There are over 800 kinds of beer in Belgium, and Belgians consume on average about 150 liters of beer pet person in a year. - Belgium produces 220,000 tonnes of chocolate every year. That's about 22 kg of chocolate per person annually. - The parliament of Belgium has the highest number of female ministers in the world. - Education is compulsory in Belgium upto the age of 18, which makes it the highest in the world. - The only man-made structure visible from the moon is the Belgian motorway system.