People: more than 11 miljoen
Flemish Béguinages (Hoogstraten, Lier, Mechelen, Turnhout, Sint-Truiden, Tongeren, Dendermonde, Ghent, Sint-Amandsberg, Diest, Leuven, Bruges, Kortrijk), Grand-Place, Brussels, the Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and in the surroundings, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut), Belfries of Belgium (Belfry Aalst, O.L.V. Cathedral Antwerp, city hall Antwerp, Belfry Bruges, Belfry Diksmuide, Belfry Eeklo, Belfry Ghent, former city hall Herentals, Belfry Ieper, Belfry Kortrijk, St. Peter’s Church/Belfry Leuven, Belfry Lier, Belfry Lo-Reningen, Belfry Mechelen, Belfry Nieuwpoort, Belfry Oudenaarde, Belfry Roeselare, Belfry Sint-Truiden, Belfry Tielt, St. Germanus Church Tienen, O.L.V. Basilica Tongeren, Belfry Veurne, St. Leonard Church Zoutleeuw, Belfry Binche, Charleroi, Gembloux, Mons, Namur, Thuin and Tournai), the historic Center of Bruges, Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta in Brussels (Hôtel Tassel, Hôtel Solvay, Hôtel van Eetvelde, Maison & Atelier Horta) the major town houses of the Architect Victor Horta in Brussels (Hôtel Tassel, Hôtel Solvay, Hôtel van Eetvelde, Maison & Atelier Horta), Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai, Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex, Stoclet House, the major mining sites of Wallonia (Grand Hornu, Bois-du-Luc, Bois du Cazier, Blegny-Mine)
Practical information for travel to Belgium
Power voltage and socket type(s): 230V, plug types E and C.
Official religion(s)/Freedom of religion: Freedom of religion. 60% of the population is Roman Catholic, followed by atheist and agnostic citizens, other Christians, and Muslims.
Official language(s) and general knowledge of English: Dutch is the official language, followed by French and German. English is widely spoken.
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