Facts about Belgium
What is the Capital of Belgium?
Brussels (French: Bruxelles); Dutch: Brussel).
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the administrative centre of the European Union. This has earned the city the title of the Capital of Europe.
Officially the Brussels Capital-Region, is the de facto capital city of the European Union (EU) and the largest urban area in Belgium. Brussels includes the City of Brussels municipality which is the capital of Belgium, of Flanders and of the French Community of Belgium.
Official website of the City of Brussels: www.brussels.org
Total Area of Belgium
total: 30,528 sq km
land: 30,278 sq km
water: 250 sq km
Population of Belgium
11,035,948 (2012 census)
Languages of Belgium
Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)