Map Of Belgium
Top 10 Biggest Cities in Belgium ( by population)
Belgium Known For:
|Capital of European Union|
Top 10 Facts About Belgium
|1. Many people consider Belgium to be the ‘essence’ of Europe
|2. Belgium is famous for it’s chocolate and produces over 220,000 tons per year – the equivalent of 22kg of chocolate per person.|
|3. As well as making chocolate though, Belgium is also well known for producing beer – and makes roughly 800 different kinds
|4. Despite the name, French fries in fact come from Belgium.
|5. Belgium is very liberal and forward thinking – gay marriage was legalised in 2003, and euthanasia in 2002.
|6. Pets are very popular in Belgium and you’ll be hard pushed to find a family without a cat or dog|
|7. Belgians are also the second biggest collectors of coupons and discount codes in the world – after the US of course|
|8. In Belgium education is compulsory until the age of 18 – it is 16 in many other parts of Europe
|9. Adolphe Sax is one of the more famous Belgians as the inventor of the saxophone|
|10. Durbuy, a town in Belgium, is the smallest anywhere in the world|