Belgium is the beating heart of the European market and a major player in international trade.
Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Union and a centre for international institutions.
Belgium lies at the centre of one of the world’s richest and most highly developed regions.
Belgium has a rich culture and diverse population.
Belgium is an open community:
- it consists of the Flemish Region, the Brussels Capital Region and the Walloon Region
- it has three official languages and Communities: Dutch, French and German
- and four language areas: the Dutch-speaking language area, the French-speaking language area, the German-speaking language area and the bilingual language area of the Brussels Capital Region
Learn more about Belgium, its institutions, population and tourism
(Belgian government portal)
Learn more about Belgium in the world context: people, stories, facts and figures
(Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation)
Learn about Belgium in figures
(Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, Self-Employed and Energy)
Read a general presentation of Belgium
Belgium at a glance
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Belgium, beyond expectations