Belgians enjoy temperate climate with cool summers and mild winters. The country has flat plains in the northwest and upland and rugged mountains in the center and southeast region respectively. Belgium territory is divided into three regions Flanders in the north, Wallonia in the south and the capital city of Brussels in the center. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of Belgium is 49°30 to 51°30N and 2°33 to 6°24E respectively.
Economically, Belgium is placed strongly in Europe and in the world. In 2007, it was considered as the fifteenth largest trading nations of the world. Belgium’s contribution in the field of art and architecture is highly notable.
Last Updated : June 25, 2014