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Belgium

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Euro
Country name: 
Belgium
Capital: 
Brussels
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
October 4, 1830
Independent from: 
4 October 1830 a provisional government declared independence from the Netherlands; 21 July 1831 King LEOPOLD I ascended to the throne
Total area: 
30,528
Land area: 
30,278
Water area: 
250
Population: 
10,444,268
Population note: 
10,444,268 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Dutch French German
All languages: 
Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Time zone: 
CET (UTC+01) - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+32
Domain: 
.be (.eu is also used.)