Can you give me an idea about the geography of Belgium?
Latitude of Belgium is:50.8333 and Longitude of Belgium is: 4
One of starting point of the Industrial Revolution back in 19th century, Belgium is a Democratic Monarchy. Belgium is one of the leading economies of Europe and the world. A prosperous country, Belgium is home to a population of 11,007,020 people. At the geographical coordinates of 50.833° North and 4° East, it occupies a total area of 30,528 square kilometers on earth. Brussels is the capital of Belgium. France, Germany, Holland and Luxembourg bound Belgium from all sides.
Belgium's geography is dominated by three regions. These regions are coastal plains, central plateau and Ardennes highlands. As we move from east to west in Ardennes, elevation increases. The beautiful waters of the rivers of Schelde and Meuse stretch all the way from France to North Sea while crossing Belgium. Due to its altitude, Belgium has a climate that is more on the cooler side. The average temperature in summers is 18° C while it winters it goes down to 2° C. There is significant rainfall in all seasons.
Birthplace of some eminent Mathematicians, Herbalists and Cartographers, Belgium had significant contributions in Science and Technology from the ancient times. Belgium prides itself on enjoying a literacy rate of 98%. Architecture and painting form the core of the cultural heritage of Belgium. Some of the exquisite forms of art like the Mosan Art, Flemish Renaissance and Baroque painting are the Belgium?s gifts to the modern world. Musicians of the reputation of Cesar Franck, Toots Thielemans and Jacques Brel have made a great name for themselves in the whole world.
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