Belgium Political Map
Belgium Country Information:
Belgium is located in northwestern Germany. It is bordered by France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
Belgium Bordering Countries:
France, Germany, Luxembourg. Netherlands
Anderlecht, Antwerpen, Bastogne, Beerse, Blankenberge, Brugge, Brussels, Charleroi, Eupen, Gent, Hasselt, Liege, Lommel, Maastricht, Mons, Namur, Oostende, Overpelt, Schaerbeek, Spa, St. Truiden, Tienen, Tongeren, Turnhout and Waremme.
Albert Kanaal, Blankaart Lake, Dender River, Deurne Airport, Etang de Virelles, Hofstademmer Lake, Meuse River, North Sea and Schelde River.
Belgium Natural Resources:
Belguim's mineral resources consist of construction aggregates, silica and carbonate sands.
Belgium Natural Hazards:
The country of Belgium is protected from the sea by concrete dikes; however flooding is still a threat along rivers and in areas of reclaimed coastal land.
Belgium Environmental Issues:
The country of Belgium has numerous environmental issues. The environment is exposed to intense pressures from human activities, by way of urbanization, dense transportation network, industry, and extensive animal breeding and crop cultivation. Their air and water pollution issues have repercussions for neighboring countries, as well. Although Belgium has been slow in the progress of tackling the country's environmental challenges, due to the uncertainties whether they were federal and/or regional responsibilities, these matters have now been resolved.