The Brussels map shows the detailed map and a large map of Brussels. This map of Brussels will allow you to orient yourself in Brussels in Belgium. The Brussels map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
There are several universities in Brussels as its shown in Brussels map. The two main universities are the Université Libre de Bruxelles, a French-speaking university with about 20,000 students in three campuses in the city (and two others outside), and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Dutch-speaking university with about 10,000 students.
Brussels has had a renowned artist scene for many years. The famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte, for instance, studied in Brussels. Brussels was also home of Impressionist painters like Anna Boch from the Artist Group Les XX. Brussels is also a capital of the comic strip; some treasured Belgian characters are Lucky Luke, Tintin, Cubitus, Gaston Lagaffe and Marsupilami as its mentioned in Brussels map.
On 1 May 2008, Brussels had a population of 1,070,841 and an area of 161,382 km2 which gives the region a population density of 6,635 inhabitants per km2. People of Muslim background account for 25.5% of Brussels (see Brussels map). The ethnic and national self-identification of the inhabitants is quite different along ethnic lines.
The map of downtown Brussels shows the historical center of Brussels. This downtown map of Brussels will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Brussels in Belgium. The Brussels downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The area around the Grand Place is known as the Ilot Sacré ("Sacred Isle"). About 100m north-west of the Grand Place is the Brussels Stock Exchange (Bourse/Beurs) as its shown in Brussels downtown map, a beautiful neoclassical construction from 1873. Immediately Brussels downtown part of north-east of the Grand Place are the Royal Galleries of Saint-Hubert (Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert in French ; Koninklijke Sint-Hubertusgalerijen in Dutch), inspired by the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
A few hundreds metres north from the stock exchange is the Royal Theatre of the Mint (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie/Koninklijke Muntschouwburg), which also acts as Brussels opera as its mentioned in Brussels downtown map. It marks the entrance to Brussels downtown most popular shopping street, the Rue Neuve (literally "New Street"). A side street to the east leads to the magnificient neo-classical Martyrs Square (Place des Martyrs).
The King House (Broodhuis in Dutch, Maison du Roi in French) was originally a bakery in the 13th century, and was replaced by the present stone building in Brussels downtown in the 15th c . as an administrative building for the duke of Brabant as you can see in Brussels downtown map. It was restored in neo-gothic style in the 18th century. It is somewhat of a misnomer as no kings ever lived there.
Brussels on Belgium map shows the location of the city of Brussels on the Belgium map. This map of Brussels in Belgium will allow you to easily plan your travel in Brussels in Belgium. Brussels on map of Belgium is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
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 as its shown in Brussels Belgium map, in addition to the seat of the French Community of Belgium and of the Flemish Community.
At the last Belgian census in 1991, there were 63.7% inhabitants in Brussels-Capital Region who answered they were Belgian citizens, born as such in Belgium (see Brussels Belgium map). The metropolitan area of Brussels city has a population of over 1.8 million, making Brussels the largest in Belgium.
In 1831, Belgium was divided into 2,739 municipalities as you can see in Brussels Belgium map, including the 19 in the Brussels-Capital Region. Unlike most of the municipalities in Belgium, the ones located in the Brussels-Capital Region were not merged with others during mergers occurring in 1964, 1970, and 1975.
Brussels on world map shows the location of the city of Brussels in the world. Brussels on world map will allow you to easily know where is Brussels in the world. The Brussels in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Notably the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) have their main institutions in Brussels, along with many other international organisations such as the World Customs Organization and EUROCONTROL as well as international corporations as its shown in Brussels on world map. Brussels is third in the number of international conferences it hosts also becoming one of the largest convention centres in the world.
Both immigration and the status of Brussels status as the "capital" of the EU mark its status as a cosmopolitan world city as its mentioned in Brussels on world map. The migrant communities, as well as rapidly growing communities of EU-nationals from other EU-member states, speak many languages like French, Turkish, Arabic, Berber, Spanish, Catalan, Basque, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, German, and (increasingly) English. The degree of linguistic integration varies widely within each migrant group.
Main attractions include the Grand Place/Grote Markt, since 1988 a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the Gothic town hall in the old centre, the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral and the Laken Castle with its large greenhouses as you can see in Brussels on world map. The recently opened Magritte Museum houses the world largest collection of the works of the surrealist René Magritte.