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Facts About the Benelux States

The Benelux States consist of Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  They are located in northwestern Europe, to the north of France and to the west of Germany.  Browse these government websites for news and information about the Benelux nations.

The Kingdom of Belgium is a constitutional monarchy.  Its capital city is Brussels, and its currency is the Euro.  Flemish (Dutch), French, and German are the primary languages used in Belgium, and in 2007, Belgium's estimated population was 10,392,000.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands, a.k.a. Holland, is a constitutional monarchy.  Its capital city is Amsterdam, and its currency is the Euro.  Dutch, English, and Frisian are the primary languages used in The Netherlands, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 16,571,000.

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy.  Its capital city is Luxembourg, and its currency is the Euro.  French, German, and Letzebuergesh are the primary languages used in Luxembourg, and in 2007, Luxembourg's estimated population was 480,000.


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