:: EUROPE - Belgium

Capital: Brussels

Total Population (million): 10.625701
Annual growth rate: 0,12%%
Density: 341inhab./km²
Urban population: 97%%
Ethnic Origins: Around 10 % of foreigners in Belgium: 68% from EU, 10% from Morocco, 5% from Turkey and 17% from other countries.
58% of the population is Flemish, 31% is Walloon, 11% Brussels.
Official Language: Dutch, French and German. In Belgium, 5.6 million people speak Dutch, 3.5 million speak French and about 50,000 people speak German.
Other languages spoken: Indigenous languages, recognized since 1990, such as Walloon, and immigrant languages, such as Arabic, Spanish and Turkish.
Business language: French, German or English (common business language with Flemish people).
Religion: Catholics 95.9%, Others 4.1%
Country overview

Area: 30530 km²
Type of State: Belgium is a federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member
An economy dependent on foreign trade.

Telephone code:
To call from Belgium, dial 00
To call in Belgium, dial 32
Internet suffix: .be
Computers: 34.7
Telephone lines: 92,95%
Internet users: 46,2%
Access to electricity: n.c.



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