Belgium is a European nation of 11 million people on the borders of France, Germany, and The Netherlands.
The official languages of Belgium are Dutch, French, and German.
Belgium is a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy led by a King and Prime Minister.
Belgium has three officially recognized religions: Christianity (Catholic, Protestantism, Orthodoxy and Anglicanism), Islam and Judaism, however Roman Catholicism strongly influences society and politics.
Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Union and uses the Euro as official currency.