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About Belgium


Belgium has a population of approximately 11,000,000:

  • 40% of whom have French as their native language
  • 60% Dutch (Flemish)
  • and less than 1% German.

Belgium is a federal state divided into:

3 cultural communities

map of belgium community

and 3 economic regions

map of belgium regions

The cultural communities are responsible for the cultural aspects of the audiovisual arts and industry, the regions are responsible for the economic aspects, whereas the federal government is responsible for tax policies - notably the Tax Shelter system.

More info: www.belgium.be