The Centre is the historic centre of , including the world's most beautiful town square, the Grand Place which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

Town hall
The Town Hall of the is a landmark building in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Royal Theatre of , is an opera house in central Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Pbrundel, 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 a district in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


50.85° or 50° 51' north
4.35° or 4° 21' east
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Also Known As

  • Dutch: Brussel-Centrum
  • Dutch: Centrumwijk
  • English: Brussels/Centre
  • English: Centre Quarter
  • French: Quartier du Centre
  • Italian: Quartiere del Centro

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