Brussels

Brussels, officially the Brussels-Capital Region, is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. The Brussels-Capital Region is located... Wikipedia

  • Country:  Belgium
  • Community:  French Community, Flemish Community
  • Settled:  c. 580
  • Founded:  979
  • Region:  18 June 1989
  • Capital:  City of Brussels
  • Executive:  Government of the Brussels-Capital Region
  • Governing parties (2019–present):  PS, DéFI, Ecolo, Open Vld, Vooruit, Groen
  • Minister-President:  Rudi Vervoort (PS)
  • Legislature:  Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region
  • Speaker:  Rachid Madrane (PS)
  • Region/City:  1,208,542
  • Estimate (1 January 2020):  1,212,352
  • Metro:  2,500,000
  • Demonym(s):  fr Bruxellois(e), nl Brusselaar /Brusselse
  • Time zone:  CET (UTC+1)
  • Summer (DST):  CEST (UTC+2)
  • ISO 3166:  BE-BRU
  • Postal code(s):  42 postal codes
  • Area code(s):  02
  • GDP (nominal):  2019
  • - Total:  €87 billion
  • - Per capita:  €71,100
  • GeoTLD:  brussels
  • HDI (2019):  0.948, very high · 1st of 11
  • Website:  be.brussels
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo