15 March 2018

The Belgian scientist Bart De Strooper is among the four winners of the Brain Prize. Each year the Danish Lundbeck Foundation awards this prize to people that have delivered a major contribution to brain research.

08 March 2018

Born in the Belgian town of Eupen in 1970, Mathias Cormann studied law at the KUL (Leuven) before launching his political career and becoming Municipal Councillor of Raeren in 1995. One year later he decided to fly off to Australia for good.

08 March 2018

The fact that our country is what it is today is thanks in part to its heroines. Nine of these women made a contribution by becoming real pioneers in their own fields. This list is far from exhaustive and does not contain all the women worthy of inclusion.

02 March 2018

The animal park in Cambron-Casteau is preparing to welcome some new guests: dinosaurs! - Tyrannosaurus, triceratops and brachiosaurus, to name a few, will be the stars of the show for the new tourist season at Pairi Daiza that starts on 31 March. Watch out for their sharp teeth!


10 March 2018 - 25 March 2018

Brussels is organising the second BANAD festival between 10 and 25 March. This event will place the Brussels-Capital Region's art nouveau and art deco heritage in the spotlight.

Promotional film about Belgium

Kingdom of Belgium

Capital   Brussels
Area   30,528 km²
Population   11 million
Population Density   365 inhabitants/km²
Languages   Dutch, French, German
Political System   Monarchy
Head of State   H.M. King Philippe
Hymn   Brabançonne
Motto   Strength through Unity
Currency   Euro
GDP   $524,8 Billion

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Belgium's about to go carnival-crazy again