Moving to Belgium
Belgium is a multicultural and multilingual country. Belgium is situated in the northwest Europe. The Kingdom of Belgium is surrounded by the Netherlands (north) Germany (east), Luxembourg (South east), and France (south). It is among the members of European Union.
Basic information to Belgium
The estimated population of Belgium is 10 million. The area of Belgium is about 30,000 sq km (11,700 Sq. mi.). The capital of Belgium is Brussels. Dutch (northern), French (Southern) and German are the three main languages spoken here. English is also generally spoken here. So if you are moving to Belgium from USA or Canada or any other country then you should have speaking power of preferably Dutch or German or French languages. The official currency of Belgium is Euro. The historical traditions and preservation of ancient buildings are the attraction of Belgium.
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Brussels is a city of international importance as it is the centre of commerce and industries. Brussels is famous for its intellectual life in Belgium as the headquarters of NATO, multinational corporations, Commission of European Union are situated here. Brussels is the center of the network of railways, so the train service from Brussels is very frequent to nearly all the parts of the country. Brussels airport is well connected with the trains, so if you are moving to Brussels airport then the train is the best option.
Shipping to Belgium can be done via the Schelde and Meuse estuaries. These come under the territory of the Netherlands. Shipping to Belgium can also be done on Antwerp port, as it is among the busiest port in the world.В Belgium has developed a brilliant transportation infrastructure, which includes ports, canals, railways and highways, thus shipping to Belgium through these can easily to be done.
In Belgium there are several universities like Catholic University of Leuvan (1425), Free University of Brussels (1834). Both these universities are divided into independent Flemish and French speaking universities. The University of Liege (1817) and the University of Mons (1965) teach students in French whereas the University of Ghent (1817) teaches students in Flemish. So if you are thinking of immigrating to Belgium for higher studies in French or Flemish language you can easily join these universities.
If you are immigrating to Belgium from US and Canada then you should have visa otherwise you cannot stay there for more than 90 days. Consult the Belgium Consulate in your area before immigrating to Belgium from US and Canada.
If you are immigrating to Belgium with your pets, dogs and cats then you should have a certificate issued by a veterinarian certifying that your pets, dogs and cats has been vaccinated against rabies and are in good health. The certificate issued by a veterinarian should not less than 30 days or more than one year prior to entry. Consult the Belgium Consulate in your area before immigrating to Belgium from other countries.
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