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Brussels in the region of Brussels Capital Region with its 1,019,022 inhabitants is a town in Belgium and is the capital of this country.
Current time in Brussels is now 06:49 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Brussels " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Utrecht, The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, and Zemst. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Utrecht . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Brussels ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Still Got The Blues
Well ! We all have it !! Chris maerten 8 oktober 2008 Tittle:Still got the blues I was trying to love you And to understand you But you did not think at all You where looking around for more It was la ..
Brussels, Belgium: Cultural Capital
600 years ago, Brussels was nothing more than a handy place to buy a waffle on the way to Bruges. Today, with over one million people, it is the headquarters of NATO and the capital of the European Un ..
James Deano : Récit d'une conversion - Mosquée Al Amal
Olivier Nardin alias James Deano est un artiste belge né à Braine-l'Alleud en 1979. Il nous livre un témoignage sans concession sur son parcours et son cheminement vers l'Islam. Olivier Nardin alias J ..
Kerst toespraak Koning Albert II Kerstmis 2012
Lees verder op www.feestdagen-belgie.be De kersttoespraak 2012 van ZM Koning Albert II van Belgie gemist? Herbekijk het nu. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Brussels, officially the Brussels Region or Brussels-Capital Region, is the capital of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union (EU). It is also the largest urban area in Belgium, comprising 19 municipalities, including the municipality of the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium, in addition to the seat of the French Community of Belgium and of the Flemish Community.
Saint-Catherine/Sint-Katelijne metro station
Sainte-Catherine/Sint-Katelijne is a Brussels metro station in the City of Brussels, Belgium. It is located between the "Quai aux Briques/Baksteenkaai" and the "Quai du Bois à Brûler/Brandhoutkaai," near the church of St. Catherine, which gives the station its name. The station was inaugurated when the first Brussels Metro line was converted from "premetro" (operated with trams) to "heavy" metro. It is currently served by lines 1A and 1B, which use the same tracks at this point.
De Brouckère metro station
De Brouckère is a Brussels rapid transit station consisting of both a metro station and a premetro station.
Brussels Stock Exchange
The Brussels Stock Exchange (BSE) (French: Bourse de Bruxelles, Dutch: Beurs van Brussel) was founded in Brussels, Belgium, by Napoleonic decree in 1801. On 22 September 2000, the BSE merged with Paris Bourse, Lisbon Stock Exchange and the stock exchanges of Amsterdam, to form Euronext N.V. , the first pan-European exchange for equities and derivatives, with common trading and clearing of all products, and was renamed Euronext Brussels.
Hotel Metropole, Brussels
The Hotel Metropole, built in 1895, is the only nineteenth-century hotel in Brussels still in operation today. The hotel has 298 rooms and 15 suites. In 1890, two brothers with a brewing company opened Café Metropole as a place in the city to sell their beer. The café was a huge success and the Weilemans-Ceuppens family then purchased the building next-door, a former bank, which would become the Hotel Metropole, inaugurated in 1895.
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