Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO. Belgium covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres , and it has a population of about 11 million people. Straddling the cultural boundary between Germanic and Latin Europe, Belgium is home to two main linguistic groups, the Dutch-speakers, mostly Flemish , and the French-speakers, mostly Walloons , plus a small group of German-speakers. Belgium's two largest...
|Founded:||October 4, 1830|
|Capital:||City of Brussels|
|Official language:||Dutch Language, German Language, French Language|
|Area:||11,786.9 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy, Monarchy|
|Also known as:||België, Belgique, Reino da Bélgica|