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Map of Belgium

Map of Belgium

Demonym: Belgian
Motto: "Eendracht maakt macht" (Unity makes strength)
Population: 11,041,266 (2012)
Government: parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Capital City: Brussels
Capital Coordinates: 50°51′N 4°21′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+1
Currency: Euro
Currency Code: EUR
Currencies Issued: centime
GDP: $513.4 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $46,878 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $1.4 trillion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: BE
Internet Country Code: .be
Calling Code: 32
Electrical Generation Capacity: 17500000 kW
Independence: 1831 from Netherlands
Area: 30,528 square km (30,278 km land) (250 km water)
Coastline: 67 km
Lowest Point: North Sea (0 m)
Highest Point: Botrange (694 m)
Life Expectancy: 79.65 years
Fertility Rate: 1.65 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 4.28 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.20% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.886 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 7.5 (2011)
Literacy: 99.00 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 32

Number of stamps in catalogue: 109

Location of Belgium in Europe

Regional Map for Belgium

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