Belgium











Belgium is a small country situated in the North West of Europe boardering on the English channel. It was one of the founding members of the Eurozone, issuing coins from 2002. Although Belgium coins were minted from 1999 onwards, they were only brought into circulation at the beginning of 2002.


Some basic facts about Belgium:


  • Area:  30.528 sq. kilometers
  • Population:  11.040.000 (2012 estimate)
  • Official Languages:  French,Dutch,German
  • Government Form : Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
  • GDP - Total € 398,338 billion (2011 estimate)
  • GDP - Per Capita € 36,382 (2011 estimate)


Prior to the Euro the official currency was the Belgian franc. The conversion rate to the Euro was set at 40,3399 to 1Euro on 1st January 1999.

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