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Published on February 4th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Belgium

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Kingdom of BELGIUM

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Area – 30,510 sq km / 11,784 sq ml

Capital – Brussels

Language – in the north Flemish / in the south Walloon (French dialect)

Currency – Euro – formerly Belgian Franc

Population – 10,289,088

Life expectancy – 75 (men), 82 (women)

Literacy rate – 99%

Religions – Roman Catholic 75%, various Protestant denominations

Physical features – fertile coastal plain, rolling hills in central region with mountains of the Ardennes Forest in the south east

Ethnic distribution – Flemish 58%, Walloon 31%, mixed / others 11%

Exports – livestock and livestock products, gem diamonds, iron and steel manufactures, chemicals


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