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The Kingdom of Belgium is a modern, advanced European country. Its constitution grants autonomy to Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia regions. Belgium is a member of the United Nations and the European Union.
Quick Facts
Location: Western
Languages: Dutch,
Capital: Brussels
Government: Const.
Population: 10.4 million
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Time zone: GMT+1
Phone code: +32
Internet TLD: .be

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Major Cities
Brussels 1.8 million
Antwerp 450,000
Ghent 225,000
Charleroi 200,000
Liège 185,000
Bruges 115,000
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Belgium Travel & Tourist Guide
Belgium is a small country packed with history, art and architecture. Famous for its fine beer, wine, food and chocolate. The capital, Brussels is a real cosmopolitan city and the seat of the European Union and NATO.

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Belgium Transportation
The main airport in Belgium is Brussels, but there are other airports as well. The Belgian rail network is the densest in the world. You can get to England by train thorugh the Channel Tunnel that also carries cars and trucks. There are ferry lines to Great Britain as well. There is an extensive road and motorway network. Belgium motorways are toll free.

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Belgian Railways
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History of Belgium
Belgium became independent of the Netherlands in 1830. It was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. Belgian economy recovered quite rapidly and the continual development resulted in a modern, prospering country. Tensions between the Flemings and Walloons led to granting autonomy to these regions. Belgium is a founding member of the European Union and the seat of its several institutions.

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Belgium Weather
8 °C
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Current weather in Brussels: 8°C, Fair
High: 19 °C (67 °F)
Low: 8 °C (47 °F)
11 April · 07:50 CEST
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Current weather in Antwerp: 9°C, Fair
High: 20 °C (68 °F)
Low: 9 °C (49 °F)
11 April · 07:50 CEST
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