Belgium is an epitome of sparkling edifices. Creative art, appealing architecture, and unraveled beauty run in the spirit of Belgium. The magnificence of this European gem is directly proportionate to rich elegance. The roads of Belgium are like a roller coaster ride, as you move ahead and take turns on the curvy alleys, the level of excitement ascends. The wide projections of supreme sceneries are a treat for the sore eyes that spark day and night under the radiant sunshine and shimmering moonlight. Belgium tourism feeds you with a deep-seated feeling of solace. It is a land where reality complements fiction. The intensity of the creative artifacts adjacent to the inimitable environs translates to peerless tranquility. Belgium looks like the poetry of Shakespeare that is carved in the journals of nature and recited by the winds and oceans. A Belgian beauty is the pioneer of surreal pageants that exhibit unearthly appearances. Belgium is the subset of dazzling charms under the radiant skies. So, come and explore the magic of Belgium tourism with us.
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT BELGIUM
OFFICIAL NAME: Kingdom of Belgium
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Federal Parliamentary Constitutional
CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Brussels
POPULATION: 11,515,793 (est. Nov.2019)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Dutch, French, and German
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Flemish-Dutch, French, German, English, and others
ETHNICITY: Belgian, Flemish people, Walloons, Germanic people, Black Belgians, and many other
CURRENCY: Euro (€) (EUR)
AREA: 30,689 km2 (11,849 sq. mi)
MAP REFERRED: Europe
REGION: Western Europe
COASTLINE: 66.5 km (41.3 mi)
HIGHEST POINT: Signal de Botrange; 694 m (2,277 ft)
LOWEST POINT: De Moeren; -3 m (-10 ft)
NEIGHBORING PLACES: France| Germany| Luxembourg| Netherlands
NATIONAL SYMBOL: Golden lion against a black shield
National COLOURS: Red, Black, and Yellow (as per the Belgian Flag)
FAMOUS FOR: Museums | History | Scenic Towns | Christmas Market | Food and Culture
TIME ZONE: UTC+1 (CET) ( Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST))
DRIVING SIDE: Right
LITERACY RATE: 99.00%
MAJOR AIRPORTS IN BELGIUM:
Brussels South Airport
AVG. COST PER DAY: €106 ($115) per day
NETWORK / CONNECTIVITY
Belgium has a super developed internet infrastructure. As a matter of fact, Belgium ranks among the top in the list of maximum internet usage. Providers typically offer download speeds of 30Mbit/s to 1Gbit/s and upload speeds of 10Mbit/s to 75Mbit/s.
There are around 8.6 million internet users in Belgium. Competitions are tough in the market. Hence, the providers give ample offers like high speed, extended validity, offers on video streaming, and a lot more.
ADSL first appeared in Belgium in 1999, named the Turbo line. Since then Belgium never looked back. In today's date, almost every household has an internet or Wi-fi connection for better connectivity to the digital world.
Internet usage takes place in academic institutions, the health care industry, tech business, and many others. It has almost become the lifeline of this prominent European nation. There are many towers set up to improve the connectivity every now and then.
The rate of local networks can be costlier than the expected price due to their better services. If you are on budget traveling, then you must use the free Wi-Fi services in the public areas. Use online applications (Skype, Instagram, Facebook, and a lot more) to call, text, and video call your friends and family. It is a reliable means and affordable too.