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Belgian Flag Background: Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU.

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

Total: 30,510 sq km
Land: 30,230 sq km
Water: 280 sq km

Land Boundaries:
Total: 1,385 km

Border Countries:
France 620 km,
Germany 167 km,
Luxembourg 148 km,
Netherlands 450 km

Coastline: 66 km

Elevation Extremes:
Lowest Point: North Sea 0 m
Highest Point: Signal de Botrange 694 m

Population: 10,241,506 (July 2000 est.)

Ethnic Groups: Fleming 58%, Walloon 31%, mixed or other 11%

Languages: Dutch 58%, French 32%, German 10%, legally bilingual

Information courtesy of the CIA World Factbook.

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