Belgium - Overview of the Market Square, Bruges. Facts about Belgium: Area: 30,528 sq km. One of the Low Countries; often called the Crossroads of Western Europe. Population: 10,697,588. Capital: Brussels. Capital of the EU and headquarters of NATO. Official language: Flemish, French and German. Languages: 29
Brugge, Belgium Have always wanted to go here! Have a friend that makes lace and loves to watch the world's best lace makers in action in Brugge. Maybe I'll just hitch a ride and soak up the charm of the place!