Belgium size comparison
30,528 km2 / 11,784 mile2
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,689 km^2 (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.5 million, making it the 22nd most densely populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe.
Historically, Belgium is part of an area known as the Low Countries, a somewhat larger region than the current Benelux group of states.