Euro-Regional Capital

Brussels is the capital of Belgium, and it borders the cities of Ypres, Ghent, Bruges, and Antwerp. Its absolute location is 50.85030 N, 4.35170 E (“Brussels Geography”). Brussels is in the central part of Belgium that lies between the rugged terrain of the Ardennes to the south and the lowlands of Atlantic oceanfront. The city has relatively mild maritime climate influenced by its proximity to the North Sea with summer temperatures of above 70 °F and winter temperatures of below 32 °F. In addition, the region has high rainfall annually with rare snowfalls.

In the 10th century, Brussels was known as Bruocsella, which in the Old Dutch means “settlement ...

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cultural history are the late medieval under the Burgundians and the period from the late 19th to the early 20th century. The primary language of the Flemish community is Dutch, and French is the official language of the Brussels-Capital Region (Pariona). The dominant religion is Christianity, particularly the Catholic Church. The long history of the city is honored by various celebrations and festivals, such as the Ommegang Medieval Festival, which is a procession commemorating Charles V. Though Brussels is the administrative and financial capital of Belgium, tourism flourishes here as there are many cultural attractions that make it unique.

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Brussels. (2018, September 27). Retrieved June 24, 2019, from
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Added: 9/27/2018 02:07:49 PM
Submitted By: mimi123
Category: Geography
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