Belgium - Location, size, and extent

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Situated in northwestern Europe, Belgium has an area of 30,510 sq km (11,780 sq mi) and extends 280 km (174 mi) SE NW and 222 km (137 mi) NE SW . Comparatively, the area occupied by Belgium is about the same size as the state of Maryland. Belgium borders on the Netherlands to the N , Germany and Luxembourg to the E , France to the S and SW , and the North Sea to the NW , with a total boundary length of 1,385 km (859 mi).

Belgium's capital city, Brussels, is located in the north-central part of the country.

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