Where is Belgium?

Belgium is located in the Western Europe region at latitude 50.503887 and longitude 4.469936 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 50° 30' 13.99'' N
  • 4° 28' 11.77'' E

You can see the location of Belgium on the world map below:

Belgium Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Belgium (BE) are:

  1. France (FR)
  2. Germany (DE)
  3. Luxembourg (LU)
  4. Netherlands (NL)

Maritime Borders

Belgium borders with the North Sea.

Belgium Related Content

Belgium Key Facts

CountryBelgium
CoordinatesLatitude: 50.503887
Longitude: 4.469936
Country CodesAlpha 2: BE
Alpha 3: BEL
Country Flag Emoji🇧🇪
Int. Phone Prefix+32
Capital cityBrussels
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe
Western Europe
Country Area30,528 sq km
Population 202111,587,882
World Rank: 80
Median Age40.9
Life expectancy81.9
Major languagesDutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.be
Biggest AirportBrussels Airport (BRU)
Average temperature9.55 °C
49.19 °F
Administrative Divisions3 regions 10 provinces
Political systemFederal parliamentary democracy

Belgium Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
GDP in 2020$521.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 23
GDP per capita in 2020$45,189
World Rank: 19
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, United States
Top 5 Export CountriesGermany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, United States

Biggest Cities in Belgium

Here are the largest cities in Belgium based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Brussels 1,743,000
Antwerp 529,247
Gent 262,219
Charleroi 201,816
Liege 196,623
Bruges 118,284
Anderlecht 117,412
Namur 110,939
Leuven 100,291
Moortebeek 97,005

Map of Belgium with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Western Europe Region