Former Catalan leader Puigdemont says he returned to Belgium before attending October hearing in Italy
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Former Catalan president in exile Carles Puigdemont said he would return to Belgium on Monday, but return to Italy for a hearing on Spain’s extradition request.
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In this story: Belgium
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest and the North Sea to the northwest.
It covers an area of 30,689 km2 (11,849 square miles) and has a population of over 11.5 million, making it the 22nd most densely populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe. , with a density of 376 squared. kilometer (970 / mi²). The capital and the largest city is Brussels; the other big cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liège, Bruges, Namur and Louvain.
Legally, Belgium is a sovereign state and a federal constitutional monarchy with parliamentary regime. Its institutional organization is complex and structured on both regional and linguistic bases. It is divided into three highly autonomous regions: the Flemish Region to the north, Wallonia to the south and the Brussels-Capital Region.