Belgium Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: A typical Belgian family has three meals a day, eating breakfast and dinner together and lunch at school or work.... More
  • Family: The average Belgian family consists of two parents and two children; both parents usually work outside the home. Most families... More
  • Fashion: European styles are common in Belgium. Belgium does not have a set of "traditional" clothes. Fashion is determined by... More
  • Visiting: The most popular way of socializing in Belgium is by meeting each other in a cafe or restaurant. Most Belgians... More

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Capital Brussels
Government Type federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Currency euros (EUR)
Population 11,409,077
Total Area 11,787 Square Miles
30,528 Square Kilometers
Location Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
Language Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)

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