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Brussels: Capital region of Belgium
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 in the central portion of the country and is a part of both the French Community of Belgium and the Flemish Community, but is separate from the Flemish Region and the Walloon Region. Brussels is the most densely populated and the richest region in Belgium in terms of GDP per capita. It covers 162 km2 (63 sq mi), a relatively small area compared to the two other regions, and has a population of over 1.2 million. The five times larger metropolitan area of Brussels comprises over 2.5 million people, which makes it the largest in Belgium. It is also part of a large conurbation extending towards Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Walloon Brabant, home to over 5 million people.


Belgium's peeing statue dressed to honor health workers [Video]

Belgium's peeing statue dressed to honor health workers

Brussels honored health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday by dressing up the Belgian capital's famed bronze statue of the Manneken Pis as a doctor in a white gown and wearing a..

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Protesters in Brussels demand more government help for COVID-hit entertainment sector [Video]

Protesters in Brussels demand more government help for COVID-hit entertainment sector

Protesters gathered in the Belgian capital Brussels to demand more government support for the entertainment sectorView on euronews

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Hungary border closure draws criticism from Brussels

Brussels has suggested it prefers more targeted measures, rather than blanket bans. View on euronews

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