Belgium

A low-lying country in the , Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe. It marries the historical landmarks for which the continent is famous with spectacular modern architecture and rural idylls.

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is the Dutch-speaking, northern part of Belgium wedged between the North Sea and the in the north and and in the south. Photo: Spotter2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the French-speaking southern part of Belgium. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of Belgium and one of the three administrative regions within the country, together with and . Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the five provinces of . Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Belgium

Latitude of center
50.7° or 50° 42' north
Longitude of center
4.55° or 4° 33' east
Population
11,000,000
Elevation
91 metres (299 feet)
Capital
Area
30,510 km² (11,780 miles²)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Phone code
32
Internet domain
.be
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1684793666
Geo­Names ID
2802361
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Biljik
  • Abkhazian: Бельгиа
  • Achinese: Bèlgia
  • Adyghe: Белгие
  • Afar: Belgiya
  • Afrikaans: België
  • Akan: Belgium
  • Akan: Bɛlgyium
  • Akan: Ɔman Belgium
  • Albanian: Belgjika
  • Albanian: Belgjikë
  • Amharic: ቤልጄም
  • Amharic: ቤልጅግ
  • Arabic: Belhika
  • Arabic: بلجيكا
  • Aragonese: Belchica
  • Armenian: Բելգիա
  • Armenian: Բելգիայի Թագավորություն
  • Armenian: Պելճիքա
  • Arpitan: Bèlgica
  • Arpitan: Bèlg·ique
  • Assamese: বেলজিয়াম
  • Asturian: Bélxica
  • Asturian: 🇧🇪
  • Atayal: Belguim
  • Avaric: Belga
  • Avaric: Белген
  • Avaric: Бельгия
  • Awadhi: बेल्जियम
  • Aymara: Bilkiya
  • Azerbaijani: Belçika
  • Balinese: Belgia
  • Bambara: Bɛliziki
  • Bashkir: Бельгия
  • Basque: Belgika
  • Bavarian: Bejgien
  • Bavarian: Belgien
  • Bavarian: Bäigien
  • Belarusian: Бельгія
  • Belarusian: Бэльгія
  • Belarusian: Бэльґія
  • Bengali: বেলজিয়াম
  • Bengali: বেলজিয়াম রাজ্য
  • Bengali: বেল্জিয়ম
  • Bhojpuri: बेलजियम
  • Bhojpuri: बेल्जियम
  • Bhojpuri: बेल्जियम राज
  • Bhojpuri: बेल्जीयम
  • Bishnupriya: বেলজিয়াম
  • Bislama: Belgium
  • Bosnian: Belgija
  • Breton: Belgia
  • Buginese: Belgia
  • Bulgarian: Белгия
  • Bulgarian: Кралство Белгия
  • Burmese: ဘယ်လ်ဂျီယမ်
  • Burmese: ဘယ်လ်ဂျီယမ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: België
  • Catalan: Bèlgica
  • Catalan: Bélgica
  • Catalan: Estat belga
  • Catalan: Regne de Bèlgica
  • Cebuano: Belhika
  • Central Bikol: Belhika
  • Central Kurdish: بەلجیکا
  • Central Kurdish: بەلژیک
  • Chamorro: Belgika
  • Chavacano: Bélgica
  • Chechen: Бельги
  • Cherokee: ᏇᎵᏥᎥᎻ
  • Chinese: Bǐlìshí
  • Chinese: Pe̍k-ní-gī
  • Chinese: 比利时
  • Chinese: 比利时王国
  • Chinese: 比利時
  • Chinese: 比利時王國
  • Church Slavic: Бєлгїѥ
  • Chuvash: Бельги
  • Cornish: Pow Belg
  • Corsican: Belgica
  • Crimean Tatar: Belçika
  • Croatian: Belgija
  • Croatian: Kraljevina Belgija
  • Czech: Belgie
  • Danish: Belgien
  • Danish: Belgique
  • Danish: België
  • Danish: Kongeriget Belgien
  • Danish: Koninkrijk België
  • Danish: Royaume de Belgique
  • Dhivehi: ބެލްޖިއަމް
  • Dimli (individual language): Belçıka
  • Dotyali: बेल्जियम
  • Dutch: BE
  • Dutch: BEL
  • Dutch: Belgenland
  • Dutch: Belgie
  • Dutch: België
  • Dutch: Koninkrijk België
  • Dutch: be
  • Dutch: 🇧🇪
  • Dzongkha: བེལ་ཇིཡམ
  • Eastern Mari: Бельгий
  • Egyptian Arabic: بلجيكا
  • English: BE
  • English: BEL
  • English: Kingdom of Belgium
  • English: Southern Netherlands
  • English: be
  • English: 🇧🇪
  • Erzya: Бельгия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Belgio
  • Esperanto: Belgujo
  • Estonian: Belgia
  • Ewe: Belgium
  • Ewe: Belgium nutome
  • Extremaduran: Bélgica
  • Faroese: Belgia
  • Fiji Hindi: Belgium
  • Finnish: Belgia
  • Finnish: Belgian kuningaskunta
  • French: BE
  • French: Belg.
  • French: Belgique
  • French: Royaume de Belgique
  • French: be
  • French: 🇧🇪
  • Friulian: Belgjo
  • Fulah: Beljik
  • Gagauz: Belgiya
  • Galician: Bélxica - België
  • Galician: Bélxica
  • Ganda: Bubirigi
  • Georgian: ბელგია
  • German: BE
  • German: BEL
  • German: Belgien
  • German: Königreich Belgien
  • German: 🇧🇪
  • Goan Konkani: Belgium
  • Goan Konkani: बेल्जियम
  • Gothic: 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Βέλγιο
  • Greek: Βασίλειο του Βελγίου
  • Guarani: Véyhika
  • Guianese Creole French: Bèljik
  • Gujarati: બેલ્જિયમ
  • Gujarati: બેલ્જીયમ
  • Haitian: Bèljik
  • Hakka Chinese: Pí-li-sṳ̀
  • Hausa: Belgiyom
  • Hausa: Beljik
  • Hausa: Pelekiuma
  • Hausa: Pí-li-sṳ̀
  • Hawaiian: Pelekiuma
  • Hebrew: בלגיה
  • Hindi: बेल्जियम
  • Hindi: बेल्जियम बादशाहत
  • Hindi: 🇧🇪
  • Hungarian: Belgium
  • Icelandic: Belgía
  • Ido: Belgia
  • Igbo: Belgium
  • Iloko: Belgium
  • Iloko: Belhika
  • Inari Sami: Belgia
  • Inari Sami: Belgia kunâgâskodde
  • Indonesian: Belgia
  • Ingush: Бельги
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Belgica
  • Interlingue: Belgia
  • Irish: An Bheilg
  • Italian: Belgio
  • Jamaican Creole English: Beljiom
  • Japanese: ベルギー
  • Japanese: ベルギー王国
  • Javanese: Belgia
  • Javanese: Bèlgi
  • Javanese: Bélgié
  • Javanese: Kraton Bélgié
  • Kabardian: Белгэ
  • Kabiyè: Pɛliziki
  • Kabuverdianu: Béljika
  • Kabyle: Biljik
  • Kalaallisut: Belgia
  • Kalmyk: Бельҗмудин Нутг
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲ್ಜಿಯಂ
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲ್ಜಿಯಮ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Belgiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Бельгия
  • Kashubian: Belgijskô
  • Kazakh: Бельгия
  • Khmer: បែលស៊ិក
  • Khmer: បែលហ្ស៉ិក
  • Kikuyu: Ubelgiji
  • Kinyarwanda: Ububiligi
  • Kirghiz: Бельгия
  • Komi-Permyak: Белгия
  • Komi: Бельгия
  • Kongo: Belezi
  • Korean: 벨기에
  • Korean: 벨기에 왕국
  • Korean: 벨기에왕국
  • Kotava: Belga
  • Kurdish: Belgiya
  • Kurdish: Belçîka
  • Kölsch: Belgien
  • Ladin: Belje
  • Ladino: Beljika
  • Lao: Belhika
  • Lao: ປະເທດແບນຊິກ
  • Lao: ເບວຢຽມ
  • Latgalian: Beļgeja
  • Latin: Belgia
  • Latin: Belgica
  • Latvian: Beļģija
  • Lezghian: Бельгия
  • Ligurian: Belgio
  • Ligurian: Belgiò
  • Limburgan: Belsj
  • Lingala: Beleziki
  • Lingala: Bɛ́ljika
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Beljia
  • Literary Chinese: 比利時
  • Lithuanian: Belgija
  • Liv: Beļgij
  • Livvi: Bel'gii
  • Livvi: Bel’gii
  • Lojban: beldjym
  • Lojban: gugdrbelgi
  • Lombard: Belgi
  • Low German: Belgie
  • Low German: Belgien
  • Low German: België
  • Lower Sorbian: Belgiska
  • Luba-Katanga: Belejiki
  • Luxembourgish: Belsch
  • Macedo-Romanian: Belghia
  • Macedonian: Белгија
  • Macedonian: Кралство Белгија
  • Madurese: Belgia
  • Maithili: बेल्जियम
  • Malagasy: Belzika
  • Malay: Belgium
  • Malayalam: ബെല്‍ജിയം
  • Malayalam: ബെൽജിയം
  • Maltese: Belġju
  • Maltese: Renju tal-Belġju
  • Manx: Yn Velg
  • Maori: Pehiamu
  • Marathi: बेल्जियम
  • Marathi: 🇧🇪
  • Mazanderani: بلژیک
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bī-lé-sì
  • Min Nan Chinese: Belgie
  • Min Nan Chinese: Belgien
  • Min Nan Chinese: Belgium
  • Min Nan Chinese: België
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pe̍k-ní-gī
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pí-lī-sî
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tāi-pí-kok
  • Mingrelian: ბელგია
  • Mirandese: Bélgica
  • Moksha: Бельгие
  • Mongolian: Бельги
  • Moroccan Arabic: بلجيكا
  • Narom: Belgique
  • Nauru: Belgium
  • Nauru: Berdjiyum
  • Neapolitan: Belge
  • Nepali: बेल्जियम
  • Nepali: 🇧🇪
  • Newari: बेल्जियम
  • North Ndebele: Bhelgium
  • Northern Frisian: Belgien
  • Northern Luri: بلجیک
  • Northern Sami: Belgia
  • Northern Sami: Belgia gonagasriika
  • Norwegian: Belgia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Belgia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kongeriket Belgia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Belgia
  • Novial: Belgia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Belgica
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܠܓܝܟܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܠܓܝܩܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Belgice
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Belgium
  • Oriya: ବେଲଜିଅମ
  • Oriya: ବେଲଜିୟମ୍
  • Oromo: Beeljiyeem
  • Ossetian: Бельги
  • Pali: बेल्जियम
  • Pampanga: Belgika
  • Pampanga: Belgium
  • Pampanga: Belhika
  • Pampanga: Belika
  • Pangasinan: Belhika
  • Panjabi: ਬੈਲਜੀਅਮ
  • Panjabi: ਬੈਲਜੀਅਮ ਦਾ ਰਾਜ
  • Papiamento: Bélgika
  • Pedi: Belgium
  • Pennsylvania German: Belgien
  • Persian: بلژیک
  • Pfaelzisch: Belgien
  • Pfaelzisch: Belgje
  • Picard: Bergike
  • Piemontese: Belgi
  • Piemontese: Belgio
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Beljum
  • Polish: Belgia
  • Polish: Królestwo Belgii
  • Pontic: Βέλγιον
  • Portuguese: Bélgica
  • Portuguese: Reino da Bélgica
  • Pushto: بلجيم
  • Pushto: بلجیم
  • Pushto: بېلجیم
  • Quechua: Bilgasuyu
  • Quechua: Bilhika
  • Romanian: Belgia
  • Romansh: Belgia
  • Rundi: Ububiligi
  • Rundi: Ububirigi
  • Russia Buriat: Бельги
  • Russian: Belgique
  • Russian: Бельгия
  • Russian: Королевство Бельгия
  • Rusyn: Белґія
  • Sakizaya: Belguim
  • Samoan: Peleseuma
  • Samogitian: Belgėjė
  • Sango: Bêleze, Belezîki
  • Sango: Bêleze
  • Sanskrit: बेल्जियम
  • Sanskrit: बेल्जियम्
  • Sanskrit: 🇧🇪
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱞᱡᱤᱭᱚᱢ
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱞᱡᱤᱭᱟᱢ
  • Sardinian: Bèlgiu
  • Saterfriesisch: Belgien
  • Scots: Belgium
  • Scottish Gaelic: A'Bheilg
  • Scottish Gaelic: A' Bheilg
  • Serbian: Belgija
  • Serbian: Белгија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Belgija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Beljie
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႄႇၵျီႇယမ်ႇ
  • Shona: Belgium
  • Shona: Beljium
  • Sicilian: Belgiu
  • Silesian: Belgijŏ
  • Silesian: Krōlestwo Belgije
  • Sindhi: بيلجيم
  • Sinhala: බෙල්ජියම
  • Skolt Sami: Belgia
  • Skolt Sami: Belgia koonǥõskåʹdd
  • Slovak: Belgicko
  • Slovenian: Belgija
  • Somali: Beljim
  • Somali: Biljam
  • South Azerbaijani: بلژیک
  • Southern Sami: Belgia
  • Spanish: BE
  • Spanish: Belgica
  • Spanish: Bélgica
  • Spanish: Reino de Belgica
  • Spanish: Reino de Bélgica
  • Sranan Tongo: Belgikondre
  • Sundanese: Bélgia
  • Swahili: Ubelgiji
  • Swati: IBhelijiyamu
  • Swedish: Belgien
  • Swiss German: Belgie
  • Tagalog: Belgium
  • Tagalog: Belhika
  • Tahitian: Peretita
  • Tajik: Белгия
  • Tamil: பெல்சியம்
  • Tamil: பெல்ஜிய பேரரசு
  • Tamil: பெல்ஜியம்
  • Tatar: Бельгия
  • Tatar: Билгия
  • Telugu: బెల్జియం
  • Tetum: Béljika
  • Thai: Belgium
  • Thai: ประเทศเบลเยียม
  • Thai: ประเทศเบลเยี่ยม
  • Thai: ราชอาณาจักรเบลเยียม
  • Thai: ราชอาณาจักรเบลเยี่ยม
  • Thai: เบลเยียม
  • Thai: เบลเยี่ยม
  • Tibetan: པེར་ཅིན
  • Tibetan: པེར་ཅིན།
  • Tibetan: བེལ་ཇི་ཡམ།
  • Tigrinya: ቤልጄም
  • Tok Pisin: Beljiam
  • Tok Pisin: Belsum
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pelesiume
  • Tosk Albanian: Belgien
  • Tsonga: Belgium
  • Tumbuka: Belgium
  • Tunisian Arabic: بلجيكيا
  • Turkish: Belçika
  • Turkish: Belçika Krallığı
  • Turkmen: Belgiýa
  • Twi: Belgium
  • Udmurt: Бельгия
  • Uighur: بېلگىيە
  • Ukrainian: Бельгія
  • Ukrainian: Бельґія
  • Ukrainian: Королівство Бельгія
  • Upper Sorbian: Belgiska
  • Urdu: بلجئیم
  • Urdu: بیلجیم
  • Uzbek: Belgiya
  • Venetian: Belgio
  • Venetian: Belzo
  • Veps: Bel'gii
  • Vietnamese: Bỉ
  • Vlaams: BE
  • Vlaams: België
  • Vlaams: Belgje
  • Vlax Romani: Beljiya
  • Volapük: Belgän
  • Võro: Belgiä
  • Walloon: Beldjike
  • Waray (Philippines): Belhika
  • Welsh: Gwlad Belg
  • Western Armenian: Պելճիքա
  • Western Balochi: بلجیم
  • Western Frisian: Belgje
  • Western Panjabi: بیلجیم
  • Wolof: Belsik
  • Wu Chinese: 比利时
  • Yakut: Бельгия
  • Yiddish: בעלגיע
  • Yoruba: Bẹ́ljíọ̀m
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bégíọ́mù
  • Yue Chinese: Belgien
  • Yue Chinese: Belgique
  • Yue Chinese: Belgium
  • Yue Chinese: België
  • Yue Chinese: Koninkrijk België
  • Yue Chinese: Königreich Belgien
  • Yue Chinese: Royaume de Belgique
  • Yue Chinese: 比利時
  • Zeeuws: België
  • Zeeuws: Belhië
  • Zhuang: Bijliswz
  • Zulu: i-Belgium
  • België - Belgique - Belgien
  • Bèlge
  • Bélgi
  • Bɛlgyiom
  • Белгиэ

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