AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC COUNTRIES
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
BENELUX (GENERAL SECRETARIAT)
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
NATO / OTAN
UN / ONU
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
- Belgium has one of the lowest number of McDonald's restaurants per capita in the developed world.
- Belgium has almost 180 breweries that together produce over 800 different beers.
- Belgium produces more than 220,000 tonnes of chocolate per year.
- Zaventem airport is the place where the most chocolate is sold in the world.
- In the 1970s, light beer was served during school lunches.
- Belgium holds the world record for the longest period without a government.
- The Belgian coastal tram is the longest tram line in the world.
- Belgium has the highest number of castles per square metre in the world.
- Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' "Manifesto of the Communist Party" was written in Brussels.
- The French-speaking community of Belgium is the world's largest producer of comics per capita.
- Brussels has the highest number of cinemas per m2 in Europe
- Brussels is the second greenest metropolis in the world after Washington DC.