Belgium

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Belgium is part of:
Europe & CIS · Western Europe ·
Water Basins of Belgium:
Rhine · Schelde · Seine · Yser ·
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Capital Brussels
Neighbouring Countries France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Total Area 30,528 km2
  - Water 250 km2 (0.82%) / 82 m2/ha
  - Land 30,278 km2
Coastline 66.5 km
Population 10,419,050 (341 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.948 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 33 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $530,600 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $38,300
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNIDO, UNEP
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 8,511 km2 (28.11%)
     - Arable 8,302 km2 (27.42%)
     - Permanent Crops 209 km2 (0.69%)
     - Irrigated 400 km2
  - Non cultivated 45,717 km2 (71.89%)
Average Annual RainfallD 847 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 20.8 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 9.03 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 4%
  - For Domestic Use 11%
  - For Industrial Use 85%
  - Per Capita 916 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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> Sector Assessment | Sector Coordination | Donor Profile

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Articles

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  2. Belgium/publications ‎(993 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Belgium/projects ‎(1,209 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Belgium/who is who ‎(1,190 views) . . WikiBot
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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Belgium

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Case studies in or about Belgium

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(57,618 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,769 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(57,618 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,769 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Belgium
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(57,618 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,769 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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Organizations working in Belgium
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  2. International Commission for the Meuse/Maas ‎(1,777 views) . . WikiBot


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References

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