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Belgium. By: Reilly Harbach and Natalie Rebori. Flag Facts and Information. Yellow-Generosity Red-Heartiness, bravery, strength, and valour Black-Determination. Physical Characteristics. Flat coastal plains Rugged mountains and rolling hills Ardennes Forest. Population.

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By reilly harbach and natalie rebori

Belgium

By: Reilly Harbach and Natalie Rebori


Flag facts and information

Flag Facts and Information

  • Yellow-Generosity

  • Red-Heartiness, bravery, strength, and valour

  • Black-Determination


Physical characteristics

Physical Characteristics

  • Flat coastal plains

  • Rugged mountains and rolling hills

  • Ardennes Forest


Population

Population

  • Total population is about 10,431,437.

  • 97% urban 3% rural.

  • Belgium’s population is naturally decreasing at a rate of -51%.


Language religion

Language & Religion

  • The languages spoken in Belgium are Dutch, French, and German.

  • Most of the population is Roman Catholic.


Culture

Culture

  • The strongest national symbols are the Monarchy and the national soccer team.

  • Pigeon racing or Homers is a tradition.

  • Belgium is known for their variety of over 450 different beers.

  • Festival's are an important part in Belgian life.


History

History

  • Gained independence in 1830

  • Invaded by Germany in 1914 and 1940.


Government

Government

  • Belgium’s government is a federal parliamentary democracy.

  • Belgium went 249 days without a set government.

  • Constitutional revision in 1994.

  • Prime Minister is Tigran Sargsyan.


Economic structure

Economic Structure

  • Member of European Union.

  • Dual Economy

  • Highly productive workforce.

    • Argiculture

    • Industry

    • Service


Tourism

Tourism

  • Brussels Jazz Marathon

  • Belgian Lesbian & Gay Pride, Brussels

  • Waterloo


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