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Brussels

Bruxelles (Faransé)
Brussel (Duki)
Brussels-Capital Region[1][2]
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (Faransé)
Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest (Duki)
Clockwise from top: The Northern Quarter business district; the Berlaymont of the European Commission; the Royal Palace of Brussels; the Espace Léopold of the European Parliament; the Grand Place
Flag of BrusselsOfficial logo of Brussels
Emblem
Nickname(s): 
Capital of Europe, Comic city[3]
Ibùdó ilẹ̀  Brussels  (red) – ní the European Union  (brown & light brown) – in Belgium  (brown)
Ibùdó ilẹ̀  Brussels  (red)

– ní the European Union  (brown & light brown)
– in Belgium  (brown)

Sovereign stateBelgium
Settledc.580
Founded979
Region18 June 1989
Municipalities
Government
 • Minister-PresidentCharles Picqué (2004-)
 • GovernorHugo Nys (acting) (2009-)
 • Parl. PresidentEric Tomas
Area
 • Region161.4 km2 (62.2 sq mi)
Elevation
13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (1 November 2008)[4][5]
 • Region1,080,790
 • Density6,697/km2 (16,857/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,830,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166
BE-BRU
Websitewww.brussels.irisnet.be


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  3. "Brussels". City-Data.com. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  4. Statistics Belgium; Population de droit par commune au 1 janvier 2008 (excel-file) Population of all municipalities in Belgium, as of 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-18.
  5. Statistics Belgium; De Belgische Stadsgewesten 2001 (pdf-file) Definitions of metropolitan areas in Belgium. The metropolitan area of Brussels is divided into three levels. First, the central agglomeration (geoperationaliseerde agglomeratie) with 1,451,047 inhabitants (2008-01-01, adjusted to municipal borders). Adding the closest surroundings (banlieue) gives a total of 1,831,496. And, including the outer commuter zone (forensenwoonzone) the population is 2,676,701. Retrieved on 2008-10-18.