Filing card Belgium

Population 11.492.641 inhabitants (2019) source 1
Surface area 30.688 km2 source 1
Federal capital Brussels  
Head of State King Philippe  
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo  
National Day 21 July  
National languages Dutch, French and German  
Currency the euro (EUR)  
Gross domestic product 450.506 millions of EUR
source 1
Average annual growth rate 1,4 % (2018) source 1
Time zone GMT + 1 hour  
Summer time, from the last Sunday of March to the last Sunday of October GMT + 2 hours  
Weights and measures metric system  
Domestic electricity 220-230 volts  
Population density 374 inhabitants per km2 (2019) source 1
Maximum distance between two points 280 kms  
Geographical centre Nil-Saint-Vincent  
Peak Signal de Botrange (694m)  
Average temperature 9,8º Celsius source 2
Precipitation (annual average) 780 mm source 2
Sunshine (annual average) 1.555 hours source 2


Source 1 : Direction générale statistique, Statistiques démographiques
Source 2 : Normal values according to the Institut royal météorologique de Belgique (IRM)


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