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  • Belgium - The Medieval City

    One of the best kept secrets of Europe, Belgium boasts of medieval cities, majestic castles, beautiful town halls and captivating natural beauty Belgium is divided into two sections namely Flanders and the Wallonia. The country features an urbanized atmosphere with a well-preserved history, which presents travelers with numerous opportunities to have…
  • Walloon Overview

    Featuring beautiful landscapes, Walloon is the French-speaking Southern part of Belgium The Walloon region is filled with historical and cultural wealth. With its numerous attractions and serene lifestyle, Walloon is the perfect place to spend a holiday. From the Ardennes Mountains in the South to the beautiful hills and the green,…
  • Ghent Overview

    Standing at the convergence of the Scheldt and Leie rivers is the beautiful city of Ghent A city with a long history, during the Medieval times Ghent was actually the second largest city of Europe after Paris. The city is popular among youngsters because of the university. The city is built…
  • Bruges Overview

    Home to picturesque waterways and mesmerizing architecture, Bruges is one of the loveliest cities in Belgium.

    Located in the Northern region of Flanders in Belgium, the city is often nicknamed as the "Venice of the North." The impressive Old Town, a World Heritage Site, is a masterpiece worth seeing.

  • Chateaus and Palaces in Belgium

    Visit the Chateaus and Palaces and know it's  fairytale like history in Belgium Belgium the home to Chateaus & Palaces Belgium is home to over thousands of chateaus or castles or palaces. Each of these castles has its unique charm and architecture that is worth seeing. Belgium is known for having…
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Belgium Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Brussels

 

GEOGRAPHY

Situated in the North Europe, Belgium is surrounded by the boarders of France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and boarders the north sea. Belgium has an area of 30,527 sq Kilometres.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 11 Million. Muslims account for about 6% of the population.

CLIMATE

Influanced by the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean Belgium has a temperate maritime climate like most of Northwest Europe. The average temp in the country is Aprox 9.8C (50F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Belgium uses three official languages : Dutch, French and German

LOCAL TIME

GMT +1 hr.

BUSINESS HOURS
General: 10 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Year's Day: January 1st
Labour Day : May 1st
National Holiday: July 21st
Assumption of Mary : Augest 15th
All Saints : November 1st
Armistice Day : November 11th
Christmas : December 25th

CURRENCY

Euro

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 112

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