My country in a nutshell

The Kingdom of Belgium

One country with 4 regions, 10 provinces and 589 towns/cities and 3 languages

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Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal monarchy in Western Europe.

Belgium is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters as well as those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.

Capital: City of Brussels

Population : +/- 11 million

Size: 30.528 km².

Currency: Euro

Languages: French / Walloons, Dutch / Flemish, German.

Weather:Cloudy and rains a lot.

Climate: Belgium has, according to the Köppen system a temperate climate (Cfb type) with relatively mild winters, mild summers and rainfall throughout the year.

This climate is due to the influence of the North Sea. Belgium The sea water in summer has a cooling effect on the weather in Belgium and in the winter months,

it ensures that the temperature does not drop too far unless there is a strong cold easterly current.

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Communities Regions Provinces Capital Language
Flemish Communitiy Flemish Region West Flanders Brugge Dutch / Flemish
Flemish Region East Flanders Gent Dutch / Flemish
Flemish Region Antwerp Antwerp Dutch / Flemish
Flemish Region Limbourg Hasselt Dutch / Flemish
Brussels capital Region Vlaams Brabant Leuven Dutch / Flemish
French Communitiy Brussels capital Region Waals Brabant Wavre French
Walloon Region Liège Liège French / German
Walloon Region Namur Namur French
Walloon Region Hainaut Mons French
Walloon Region Luxembourg Arlon French
German Communitiy German East Canton Region part of Liège Eupen German

Some pictures of the different capitals