Belgium: General facts

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchyCapital: BrusselsTotal area: 30,528 square kilometresPopulation: over 10.5 millionOfficial languages: French, Dutch, GermanCurrency: euroNumber of Belgian citizens living in Slovakia: about 220

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Capital: Brussels
Total area: 30,528 square kilometres
Population: over 10.5 million
Official languages: French, Dutch, German
Currency: euro
Number of Belgian citizens living in Slovakia: about 220

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Apartment construction lagging demand as more people move to capital.


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