European Quarter

The European Quarter in , is a large office area east of the center which is mostly taken up by the European Union. The district also houses the large Parc de Cinquantenaire and a beautiful, but expensive, residential area on its northern edge.
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Notable Places in the Area

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Museum
The is a museum in , focusing on the history of Europe. Photo: Lora1307, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Public building
The Berlaymont is an office building in , , which houses the headquarters of the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. Photo: EmDee, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Public building
The is the seat of the European Council and Council of the European Union, located on Wetstraat/Rue de la Loi in the European Quarter of , the capital city of . Photo: Samynandpartners, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Matongé is a district in , the capital of , and home to its population originating from the Congo. Photo: Varech, 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.

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

European Quarter

Latitude
50.843° or 50° 50' 35" north
Longitude
4.3809° or 4° 22' 51.1" east
Open Location Code
9F26R9VJ+68

Also Known As

  • Catalan: Barri Leopold
  • Catalan: Leopold Districte
  • Chinese: 利奥波德区
  • Dutch: Leopoldskwartier
  • Dutch: Leopoldswijk
  • Dutch: Leopoldwijk
  • English: Leopold Quarter
  • Esperanto: Kvartalo Leopoldo
  • French: Quartier Léopold
  • French: Quartier européen
  • French: quartier Léopold
  • Italian: Quartiere Europeo

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