General Information

Capital : Brussels

Major Cities : Antwerp, Ghent

Official Language : Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Time Zone : GMT+1
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Currency : Euro (EUR)
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Population : 10,414,336 (July 2009 est.)
Median Age : 41.7 years
Growth Rate : 0.094%
Net migration rate : 1.22/1000 population
Life expectancy at birth : 79.22 years

GDP per capita : $37,500 (USD)