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Location: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
Population: 10.1 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Brussels
Comparative area: Slightly larger than Maryland
Religions: Roman Catholic 75 percent, Protestant or other 25 percent
Landscape: Flat coastal plains in northwest, central rolling hills, rugged mountains of Ardennes Forest in southeast
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1906

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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