By Jocelyne Lira and Peyton Duncan

Belgium Facts!

1) France and Belgium were the first people to join the European Union

2) They became independent from the Netherlands in 1830

3) Unified by Napoleon conquest... Briefly

Population: 10,444,268

Country: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands

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Information about Belgium

  • Major cities are Brussels, Brugge, Antwerp, and Ghent
  • Major exports are machinery and equipment, chemicals, finished diamonds, metal products and foodstuff
  • The climate is okay, mildly cold winters and cool summers
  • Their major religion is Roman Catholic
  • Federal Parliamentary Democracy
  • Other languages are Dutch and German

Famous People of Belgium

Famous Foods!