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Flag Belgium
Official Name: Kingdom of Belgium
Location: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
Capital: Brussels
Climate: Temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy
Terrain: Flat coastal plains in northwest, central rolling hills, rugged mountains of Ardennes Forest in southeast
Languages: Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Official Currency: Euro (EUR)
Population: 10,274,595 (July 2002 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%
GDP - per capita: Purchasing Power Parity - $29,000 (2002 est.)
Map Belgium

Source: CIA World Factbook
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