Belgium

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PROFILE
  • Area: 30,528 sq. km (11,787 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 11,409,077 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.73% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 81 years (2016)
  • Languages: Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 75%, other (includes Protestant) 25%
  • Formal name: Kingdom of Belgium
  • Alternate names: België, Belgien, Belgique, Kingdom of Belgium, Königreich Belgien, Koninkrijk België, Royaume de Belgique
  • Government type: federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state: King PHILIPPE; head of government: Prime Minister Charles MICHEL
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Administrative divisions: 3 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $43,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: chemicals, machinery and equipment, finished diamonds, metals and metal products, foodstuffs
  • Imports: raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment, oil products
  • Currency: euro (EUR)
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