Fast Facts

Head of State: King PHILIPPE (since 21 July 2013)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Elio DI RUPO (since 6 December 2011)
Population: 10,423,493 (July 2010 est.)
National Holiday: National Day, 21 July (ascension of King LEOPOLD I to the throne in 1831)
Capital: Brussels

30,510 sq km (B.C.= 947,800 sq km)