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Area: 30,528 km²
Capital: Brussels
Population: 11,041,266 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Current status: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Belgium. In these months you have the best chance of summer temperatures.

Dutch, French and German are the official languages ​​in Belgium.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Belgium, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Belgium is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Belgium, you have to drive on the right side of the road.
In Belgium toll roads. An overview of all toll roads in Belgium available at ANWB .

In Belgium you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug needs to have a recess for the earth pin present in the outlet.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Belgium available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Belgium available at Abyznewslinks .

Photo: CC BY-SA 3.0,

Websites from Belgium end in .be.
Official websites of Belgium: and .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Belgium.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Belgium.

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Public and school holidays
The national holiday of Belgium falls on 21 July.
All other holidays in Belgium found on .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Belgium can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Belgium can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.