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Belgium
(5,269 words)

Het Koninkrijk België (The Kingdom of Belgium)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

11,620,000

Area

31,000 sq. km (12,000 sq. mi)

Population density

380/sq. km (990/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.58% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 10)

Under 15 years

17%

Urban dwellers

98% (0.38% p.a.)

Largest cities

Brussels 2,081,000; Antwerpen 1,042,000; Liège 678,000; Gent 466,000; Charleroi 413,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

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“Belgium”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BEL>
First published online: 2020



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