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Presentation of Belgium : Geography

Country's official name :
Belgium
Capital:
Brussels
Population of main cities:
Antwerp (529,300) ; Gent (264,000) ; Charleroi (202,800) ; Liege (197,300) ; Brussels (185,200) ; Schaerbeek (132,800) ; Anderlecht (120,900) ; Bruges (118,700) ; Namur (111,500) ; Leuven (102,300)
Area:
30,530 km²
Type of Climate :
The climate is temperate, with mild winters and cool summers. It is often rainy, humid and/or cloudy.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
March to October
Official Language:
Dutch, French and German. In Belgium, 5.6 million people speak Dutch, 3.5 million speak French and about 50,000 people speak German.
Other Languages Spoken:
Indigenous languages, recognised since 1990, such as Walloon, and immigrant languages, such as Arabic, Spanish and Turkish.
Business Language(s):
International negotiations are often in English, with some occurring in French.

Business is typically conducted in Flemish, French, German or even English (depending on the region).

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