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Coordinates: 50°50′N 4°00′E / 50.833°N 4.000°E / 50.833; 4.000

Kinrick o Belgium

  • Koninkrijk België  (Dutch)
  • Royaume de Belgique  (French)
  • Königreich Belgien  (German)
Motto: "Eendracht maakt macht" (Dutch)
"L'union fait la force" (French)
"Einigkeit macht stark" (German)
Location o  Belgium  (dark green) – on the European continent  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)
Location o  Belgium  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Location o Belgium
and largest city
50°51′N 4°21′E / 50.850°N 4.350°E / 50.850; 4.350
Offeecial leidsDutch
GovrenmentFederal pairlamentary
constitutional monarchy[1]
• Monarch
Alexander De Croo
LegislaturFederal Pairlament
Chaumer o Representatives
frae the Netherlands
• Declared
4 October 1830
19 Apryle 1839
• Foondit the EEC (nou the EU)
1 Januar 1958
• Total
30,528 km2 (11,787 sq mi) (140t)
• Water (%)
• 1 Januar 2016 census
11,250,585[2] (75t)
• Density
363.6/km2 (941.7/sq mi) (23rd)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$508.598 billion[3] (38t)
• Per capita
$44,881[3] (20t)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$470.179 billion[3] (23rd)
• Per capita
$41,491[3] (17t)
Gini (2011)26.3[4]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.890[5]
verra heich · 21st
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+32
ISO 3166 codeBE
Internet TLD.be
  1. The flag's offeecial proportions o 13:15 are rarely seen; proportions o 2:3 or similar are more common.
  2. The Brussels region is the de facto caipital, but the Ceety o Brussels municipality is the de jure caipital[6]
  3. The .eu domain is an aa uised, as it is shared wi ither European Union member states.
Territorial organization

The Kinrick o Belgium (Dutch: Koninkrijk België; French: Royaume de Belgique; German: Königreich Belgien) is a kintra in nor'wastren Europe that haes laund mairches wi the Netherlands, Fraunce, Luxembourg an Germany, Belgium proclaimed its unthirldom, an biway, its foondaition, in Juin 1831. It wis ane o the foondin members o the European Union. Belgium haes three main pairts; Flanders, whar folk speak Dutch, Wallonia whar French is the mither tung, an Brussels, which is bilingual. There is a German speaking community in Wallonia an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Government type: Belgium". The World Factbook. CIA. Archived frae the original on 7 Februar 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2011. Archived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Bevolkingscijfers per provincie en per gemeente op 1 januari 2016/Chiffres de la population par province et par commune, a la date du 1er Janvier 2016" (PDF). Statistics Belgium, Federal Public Service Economy. 24 Januar 2016. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2016.
  3. a b c d "Belgium". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 24 Mey 2017.
  4. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  5. "Human Development Report 2015" (PDF). United Nations. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  6. The Belgian Constitution (PDF). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian House of Representatives. Mey 2014. p. 63. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 10 August 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.