Brussels Capital

Brussels, officially the Brussels-Capital Region, is a region of comprising 19 municipalities, including the , which is the capital of .
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Notable Places in the Area

Square
The or Grote Markt is the central square of Brussels, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
is a landmark 61 cm bronze fountain sculpture of a puer mingens in central Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into the fountain's basin. Photo: Myrabella, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Business
is an American online social media and social networking service owned by , Inc. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The are a group of art museums in Brussels, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of and one of the three administrative regions within the country, together with and . Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historical center of . It derives its name from the pentagonal shape of the inner beltway that surrounds the area. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historic of , including the world's most beautiful town square, the Grand Place which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Brussels Capital

Latitude
50.8533° or 50° 51' 12" north
Longitude
4.3514° or 4° 21' 5.2" east
Open Location Code
9F26V932+8H
Population
1,830,000
Elevation
23 metres (75 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2800867

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Brussèl
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Брюссел
  • Afrikaans: Brusselse Hoofstedelike Gewes
  • Albanian: Brukseli
  • Albanian: Rajoni i Kryeqytetit të Brukselit
  • Amharic: ብሩክሴል
  • Arabic: Bruselas
  • Arabic: إقليم بروكسل العاصمة
  • Arabic: بروكسل
  • Aragonese: Rechión de Bruselas-Capital
  • Aramaic: ܒܪܘܟܣܠ
  • Armenian: Բրյուսել
  • Asturian; Bable: Rexón de Bruxeles-Capital
  • Asturian; Bable: Rexón de Bruxeles
  • Bambara: Brussels
  • Bashkir: Брюссель баш ҡала регионы
  • Basque: Brusela-Hiriburua eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Брусельскі сталічны рэгіён
  • Belarusian: Брусэльскі сталічны рэгіён
  • Bengali: ব্রাসেল্‌স
  • Bosnian: Regija glavnog grada Bruxellesa
  • Breton: Rannvro Brusel-Kêr-benn
  • Breton: Rannvro Brusel-Kêrbenn
  • Bulgarian: Брюксел
  • Burmese: ဘရပ်ဆဲလ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Brussel·les Capital
  • Catalan: Regió de Brussel·les-Capital
  • Cebuano: Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Central Bicolano: Brussels
  • Central Kurdish: بروکسێل
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Brussels
  • Chinese: Brussels
  • Chinese: 布魯塞爾-首都大區
  • Chinese: 布魯塞爾首都區
  • Chinese: 布鲁塞尔-首都大区
  • Chinese: 布鲁塞尔首都大区
  • Cornish: Brusselas
  • Corsican: Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Corsican: Regione di Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Croatian: Regija glavnoga grada Bruxellesa
  • Czech: Bruselský region
  • Danish: Bruxelles
  • Danish: Region Bruxelles
  • Dimli: Bruksel
  • Dutch: 04000
  • Dutch: 20e
  • Dutch: BE-BRU
  • Dutch: BHG
  • Dutch: BXL
  • Dutch: Brussel-Hoofdstad
  • Dutch: Brussel
  • Dutch: Brussels Gewest
  • Dutch: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بروكسيل
  • English: 04000
  • English: 20e
  • English: BE-BRU
  • English: BHG
  • English: BXL
  • English: Brussel-Hoofdstad
  • English: Brussel
  • English: Brussels-Capital Region
  • English: Brussels
  • English: Brussels Capital Region
  • English: Brussels Gewest
  • English: Brussels Region
  • English: Bruxelles-Capitale
  • English: Bruxelles
  • English: Région Bruxellois
  • Esperanto: Brusela Ĉefurba Regiono
  • Esperanto: Bruselo
  • Estonian: Pealinna Brüsseli piirkond
  • Fijian Hindustani: Brussels
  • Finnish: Bryssel
  • Finnish: Brysselin alue
  • Finnish: Brysselin pääkaupunkialue
  • French: 04000
  • French: 20e
  • French: BXL
  • French: Bruxelles
  • French: Bruxelles-Capitale
  • French: Région Bruxellois
  • French: Région Bruxelloise
  • French: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Frisian: Brusselsk Haadsteedlik Gewest
  • Frisian: Stêdsregio Brussel
  • Gagauz: Brüksel
  • Gallegan: Bruxelas-Capital
  • Ganda: Brussels
  • Georgian: ბრიუსელის რეგიონი
  • German: Brüssel-Region
  • German: Hauptstadtregion Brüssel
  • German: Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt
  • Greek: Περιοχή των Βρυξελλών
  • Gujarati: બ્રસેલ્સ-કેપિટલ પ્રદેશ
  • Gujarati: બ્રસેલ્સ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Briksèl
  • Hebrew: בריסל
  • Hindi: ब्रुसेल्स
  • Hindi: ब्रुसेल्स राजधानी प्रदेश
  • Hungarian: Brüsszel fővárosi régió
  • Hungarian: Brüsszeli Régió
  • Icelandic: Brussel
  • Ido: Bruxel
  • Iloko: Bruselas
  • Inari Sami: Bryssel
  • Indonesian: Daerah Ibu Kota Brussel
  • Ingush: Брюссельский столичный регион
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Brussel
  • Interlingue: Bruxelles
  • Irish: An Bhruiséil
  • Italian: Regione di Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Jamaican Creole English: Brussels
  • Japanese: ブリュッセル
  • Japanese: ブリュッセル首都圏地域
  • Kannada: ಬ್ರಸೆಲ್ಸ್
  • Kashubian: Bruksela
  • Kazakh: Брюссель
  • Komi: Брюссель
  • Korean: 브뤼셀
  • Korean: 브뤼셀 수도 지역
  • Kurdish: Bruksel
  • Kölsch: Brüßßel
  • Ladino: Bruselas
  • Lao: Bruselas
  • Latin: Bruxellae
  • Latin: Bruxellae Capitalis
  • Latin: Regio Bruxellana Capitalis
  • Latvian: Briseles galvaspilsētas reģions
  • Letzeburgesch: Haaptstadregioun Bréissel
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Brussels Hoofsjtaejelik Gewes
  • Lithuanian: Briuselio-sostinės regionas
  • Lojban: brusel.
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Kuntrei vun de Hööftstadt Brüssel
  • Macedonian: Брисел
  • Malay (generic): Brussels
  • Malayalam: ബ്രസൽസ്
  • Maltese: Reġjun ta' Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Manx: Yn Vrussyl
  • Maori: Paruhi
  • Marathi: ब्रसेल्स-राजधानी प्रदेश
  • Marathi: ब्रसेल्स
  • Mazanderani: بروکسل
  • Min Nan Chinese: Brussels
  • Mongolian: Брюссель
  • Nepali: ब्रसेल्स
  • Nepali: ब्रसेल्स राजधानी क्षेत्र
  • Newari: ब्रसेल्स
  • Northern Frisian: Regiuun Brüssel
  • Northern Sami: Bryssel
  • Norwegian: Brussel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Brussel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bryssel
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Brussel#Region
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Region de Brussèlas Capitala
  • Oriya: ବୃସେଲ
  • Oriya: ବୃସେଲ୍ସ
  • Panjabi: ਬਰੂਸਲ
  • Panjabi: ਬ੍ਰਸਲਜ਼
  • Persian: بروکسل
  • Picard: Brusselle
  • Picard: Règion Brusselle-Capitale
  • Piemontese: Region ëd Brussel
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Brussels
  • Polish: Region Stołeczny Brukseli
  • Portuguese: Bruxelas
  • Portuguese: Região de Bruxelas
  • Portuguese: Região de Bruxelas-Capital
  • Pushto: بروکسل
  • Romanian: Regiunea Capitalei Bruxelles
  • Russia Buriat: Брюссель
  • Russian: Брюссельский столичный регион
  • Saterfriesisch: Brussel
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt
  • Scots: Brussels-Caipital Region
  • Scots: Brussels
  • Serbian: Бриселски регион
  • Serbian: Регион главног града Брисела
  • Serbo-Croatian: Brüßßel
  • Serbo-Croatian: Regija glavnoga grada Bruxellesa
  • Shona: Brussels
  • Sicilian: Bruxelles
  • Sinhalese: බ්‍රසල්ස්-කැපිටල් කලාපය
  • Slovak: Región Brusel-hlavné mesto
  • Slovenian: Bruselj
  • Slovenian: Regija Bruselj-glavno mesto
  • Sorbian, Upper: Brüssel
  • South Azerbaijani: بروکسل
  • Spanish: Region de Bruselas
  • Spanish: Region de Bruselas-Capital
  • Spanish: Región de Bruselas
  • Spanish: Región de Bruselas-Capital
  • Sranan: Brusilu
  • Swahili (generic): Brussels
  • Swedish: BE-BRU
  • Swedish: Bryssel
  • Swedish: Brysselregionen
  • Tajik: Брюссел
  • Tamil: பிரசெல்சு
  • Tamil: பிரஸ்செல்ஸ்
  • Tamil: ப்ரஸ்ஸல்-கேப்பிடல் பகுதி
  • Tatar: Брюссель башкала төбәге
  • Tatar: Брүсил башкала төбәге
  • Telugu: బ్రసెల్స్-రాజధాని ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: บรัสเซลส์
  • Tibetan: པུའུ་ལུའུ་སེལ​།
  • Tosk Albanian: Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt
  • Turkish: Brüksel Başkent Bölgesi
  • Uighur: Bryussél
  • Ukrainian: Брюссельський столичний регіон
  • Urdu: برسلز
  • Uzbek: Brussel Poytaxt Regioni
  • Venetian: Rejon de Bruxel-Capitałe
  • Veps: Brüssel'
  • Vietnamese: Bruxelles
  • Vlaams: Brussels Oofdstedelik Gewest
  • Walloon: Brussele
  • Walloon: Grand Brussele
  • Walloon: Grande Brussele
  • Walloon: Redjon d’ Brussele-Capitåle
  • Walloon: Redjon d’ Brussele-Mwaisse-Veye
  • Walloon: Redjon d’Brussele
  • Walloon: Redjon d’ Brussele
  • Waray (Philippines): Bruselas
  • Welsh: Rhanbarth Brwsel-Prifddinas
  • Western Mari: Брюссель
  • Western Panjabi: برسلز
  • Wu Chinese: 布鲁塞尔-首都大区
  • Yakut: Брүссель
  • Yiddish: בריסל ראיאן
  • Yoruba: Brussels
  • Yue Chinese: 布魯塞爾首都區
  • Zeeuws: Brussel
  • Zeeuws: Brussels Oôdstedelijk Hewest
  • Brussels-Capitol
  • Region of Brussels-Capital
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