European Council

The European Council is a collective body that defines the European Union's overall political direction and priorities. It comprises the heads of state or government of the EU member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission.

Landmarks in the Area

Government office
The Council of the European Union, often referred to in the treaties and other official documents… Photo: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency, CC BY 2.0.

Metro station
Schuman is a metro station in the . Photo: Berbert017, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Public building
The Europa building is the seat of the and , located on Wetstraat/Rue de la Loi in the European Quarter of Brussels, the capital city of . is situated 110 meters west of European Council. Photo: Samynandpartners, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
Etterbeek is one of the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region. Photo: Ben2, CC BY 2.0.

Town
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode or Sint-Joost-ten-Node is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of . is situated 1¼ km northwest of European Council. Photo: Uppploader, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Ixelles is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. is situated 1½ km southwest of European Council. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY 3.0.

Town
Schaerbeek or Schaarbeek is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of . is situated 3 km north of European Council. Photo: David Edgar, CC BY 2.5.

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