Tag :: Belgium

Belgium is a federal Monarch Kingdom in Western Europe. It is officially known as Kingdom of Belgium. It has the motto of Strength through Unity. The capital of Belgium is Brussels. The official language of Belgium is Dutch followed by French and German. Belgium shares its border with France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands occupying the area of 30,528 sq km. It is one of the smallest countries in the world regarding the land territory but is populated country. People of Belgium are called as Belgian who are mostly Roman Catholic by faith.

Belgium is a founder member of the European Union. It is one of the developed nations relating to economy and Human Development Index. Most of its economy comes from industrial sector. Belgium imports raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment and oil products and exports them in its final finished version. It is a beautiful country with beautiful landscapes, culture, arts and architecture and advanced science and technology. It has made the education compulsory to the children from age 6 to 18 years. Football is one of the most popular sports in Belgium followed by Tennis, cycling, swimming and judo. Belgium has earned its international reputation in these sports as a strong team.