19 May 2017

The Brussels rap scene is on a roll. With names like Romeo Elvis, Damso, Caballero & Jeanjass, … a whole new generation of rappers is hitting international heights.

19 May 2017

In 2016, Belgium recycled 87.4% of its domestic packaging waste. And no less than 90% of this was usefully employed. A grand result in which all other European countries are left behind.

02 May 2017

Every year, the American magazine Time publishes its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. According to Nancy Gibbs, the magazine's editor-in-chief, "...

15 May 2017

For the second year running, the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) has been named the most innovative university in Europe. The ranking, carried out by the press agency Thomson Reuters, presents the 100 most innovative universities in Europe in 2017.

Events

26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017

The names of over 450 musicians have been announced for the Brussels Jazz Weekend on 26, 27 and 28 May.

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

Did you know ?

Did you know that the audio cassette was invented and developed in Belgium?