Belgium

By: Madi Rozgonyi

Date joined to the European Union

1958

Was Belgium a founder of the EU

yes, Belgium was a founder of the EU

Was your country part of a another country at any point?

Yes, Belgium was part of the Netherlands

Where is Belgium located?

Belgium is located in Western Europe, bordering the North Sea and between France and Netherlands.

History of belgiums flag

Vertical design based on the flag of France, the color is from the arms of duchy Brabant(yellow lion with red claws and tongue on black field)

Capital of Belgium and 4 major cities:

Brussels is belgiums capital. 4 major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, and leige.

Places people can visit in Belgium:

-visit the capital(Brussels)

-Museums

-castles

-churches

-markets

Physical features in Belgium:

-flat lands

-lots of hills

-rivers

-canals

-mountains

Belgium government type:

Federal; constitutional monarchy

Belgiums currency type:

EURO; 100 cents

3 interesting facts:

- Belgium is about the size of Maryland

- Belgium is the 5th smallest country in the EU

- Belgium has more castles than any countries in the world