all about Belgium
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Geography and travel
Belgium has three main regions, the north-west, the coastal plain, and the central plateau. the three largest cities in Belgium are, Brussels, the population of Brussels is 1,019,022. There is also Antwerp, the population of Antwerp is, 459,809. The next one is Ghent, the population of Ghent is 231,493. the last major city is Charleroi, the population of Charleroi is 200,132.
Government/ foreign policies
The form of government that Belgium has, is a constitutional monarchy.The current leader of Belgium is King Philippe, he was crowned king in July 2013, he is currently 55 years old. Belgium has an unlimited government.
The currency that Belgium has is the Franc. Belgium exports, machinery and equimpment, metals and metal products,finished dimonds. belgium is a tiny county compared to the united states, so therefore belgium is not as wealthy as the united states.
Social and Ethnic groups
The ethnic groups in Belgium are, Walloon 31%, Flemish 53%, mixed or other 11%.
Traditional holidays or festivals, traditional clothing, and food
Belgian National day, it marks the start of the independent state of Belgium under a constutional monarchy and parliment. The tratitional clothing that they would were is smocks and berets for men, and for women, the Huntress. Some traditional foods in belgium are, waffles, and fries, and chocolate.