City of Brussels

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The City of Brussels (Ville de Bruxelles or alternatively Bruxelles-Ville ; Stad Brussel or Brussel-Stad) is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the capital of Belgium.wikipedia
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Brussels

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The City of Brussels (Ville de Bruxelles or alternatively Bruxelles-Ville ; Stad Brussel or Brussel-Stad) is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the capital of Belgium.
Brussels (Bruxelles or ; Brussel ), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale; Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium.

Flanders

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Besides the strict centre, it also covers the immediate northern outskirts where it borders municipalities in Flanders.
The official capital of Flanders is Brussels, although the Brussels Capital Region has an independent regional government, and the government of Flanders only oversees the community aspects of Flanders life in Brussels such as (Flemish) culture and education.

Neder-Over-Heembeek

The City of Brussels is a municipality consisting of the central historic town and certain additional areas within the greater Brussels-Capital Region, namely Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek to the north, and Avenue Louise/Louizalaan and the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos park to the south.
Neder-Over-Heembeek is a northern part of the City of Brussels municipality, inside the Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium.

Laeken

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The City of Brussels is a municipality consisting of the central historic town and certain additional areas within the greater Brussels-Capital Region, namely Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek to the north, and Avenue Louise/Louizalaan and the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos park to the south.
It belongs to the municipality of the City of Brussels and is mostly identified by the Belgian postal code : B-1020.

Small ring (Brussels)

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At first, the City of Brussels was simply defined, being the area within the second walls of Brussels, the modern-day small ring.
The pentagon forms the core of the City of Brussels municipality.

Ixelles

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However, fierce resistance to the project was put up by the town of Ixelles (which was then still separate from Brussels) through whose land the avenue was supposed to run.
Ixelles is located in the suburbs towards the south of Brussels' city centre and is geographically bisected by the City of Brussels.

Haren, Belgium

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The City of Brussels is a municipality consisting of the central historic town and certain additional areas within the greater Brussels-Capital Region, namely Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek to the north, and Avenue Louise/Louizalaan and the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos park to the south.
Haren (Dutch and French, sometimes written Haeren in French) is an old municipality of Brussels in Belgium, that was merged into the municipality of the City of Brussels in 1921.

Université libre de Bruxelles

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Part of the Université libre de Bruxelles' Solbosch campus is also part of the City of Brussels, partially accounting for the bulge in the southeast end.
The ULB comprises three main campuses: the Solbosch campus, on the territories of Brussels and Ixelles municipalities in the Brussels-Capital Region, the Plaine campus in Ixelles, and the Erasmus campus in Anderlecht, beside the Erasmus Hospital.

Avenue Louise

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The City of Brussels is a municipality consisting of the central historic town and certain additional areas within the greater Brussels-Capital Region, namely Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek to the north, and Avenue Louise/Louizalaan and the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos park to the south.
However, fierce resistance to the project was put up by the town of Ixelles – then, as now, a separate municipality (local authority) from the City of Brussels – through whose territory the avenue was to run.

Euronext

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In the centre of this triangle are the Grand Place, the Îlot Sacré district (which takes its name from its resistance to demolition projects), itself crossed by the Saint-Hubert Royal Galleries, the Saint-Jacques/Sint-Jacobs district which welcomed the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, and the Brussels Stock Exchange, built on the site of a former convent, whose remains have been uncovered.
Euronext N.V. (European New Exchange Technology ) is a European stock exchange with registered office in Amsterdam and corporate headquarters at La Défense in Greater Paris which operates markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Lisbon, Dublin, Oslo and Paris.

Bois de la Cambre

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The City of Brussels is a municipality consisting of the central historic town and certain additional areas within the greater Brussels-Capital Region, namely Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek to the north, and Avenue Louise/Louizalaan and the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos park to the south.
The park lies in the south of the Brussels-Capital Region, and in the municipality of the City of Brussels and covers an area of 1.23 km².

Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula

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In the centre of the city, there are some vestiges of the 13th-century first walls of Brussels, which surrounded the first port on the Senne, the Romanesque church, later replaced by the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, and the ducal castle of Coudenberg (Royal Quarter).
The patron saints of the church, St. Michael and St. Gudula, are also the patron saints of the City of Brussels.

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

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Below is the Central Station and the Mont des Arts/Kunstberg where the Royal Library of Belgium, the Royal Belgian Film Archive (Cinematek), the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts, the Museum of Cinema, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), the BELvue Museum, and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are located.
The museums are situated in the downtown Royal District, on the Coudenberg, in Brussels.

Halle Gate

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Rue Haute/Hogestraat, one of the longest and oldest streets in the city, follows the course of an old Gallo-Roman road, and runs along the Saint Pierre University Hospital, built in 1935 on the site of a leper hospital, to end at the Halle Gate, the only survivor of the series of gates which allowed passage inside the second walls of Brussels.
It is located on Boulevard du Midi/Zuidlaan between the City of Brussels and Saint-Gilles.

Brussels and the European Union

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It is the administrative centre of the European Union, thus often dubbed, along with the region, the EU's capital city. The European Quarter is located to the east of the Pentagon, around Luxembourg Square and the Schuman roundabout, and includes the smaller Leopold Quarter.
Heysel Park (50.8949°N, 4.3415°W) has been proposed as one of the new poles by the City of Brussels, which intends to develop the area as an international district regardless.

Boulevard Adolphe Max

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Nearby is Rue Neuve/Nieuwstraat, one of the main commercial streets in Belgium, with on its two sides more than one kilometer long entirely occupied by shops; Adolphe Max Boulevard, a traditional artery with 19th-century facades; and Émile Jacqmain Boulevard (where the National Theatre of Belgium was installed in 2004) close to De Brouckère Square.
It bears the name of a former mayor of the City of Brussels, Adolphe Max (1869–1939).

Belgium

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The City of Brussels (Ville de Bruxelles or alternatively Bruxelles-Ville ; Stad Brussel or Brussel-Stad) is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the capital of Belgium.

Place des Martyrs, Brussels

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Another preserved islet is the 18th-century neoclassical Martyrs' Square, which has gradually been renovated.
Originally, the square was called Place Saint-Michel in French or Sint-Michielsplein in Dutch after Saint Michael, patron saint of the City of Brussels.

Covering of the Senne

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At the same time, following the covering of the Senne, the neighbourhood saw the construction of haussmannian grand central boulevards, including Maurice Lemonnier Boulevard, bordered by Fontainas and Anneessens squares (location of the former Old Market), and by the Midi Palace.
This forced the governments of the Province of Brabant and the City of Brussels to act.

Rue Royale, Brussels

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The Libertés/Vrijheden district is situated between the Belgian Parliament and Rue Royale/Koningsstraat, not far from the crossroads with the small ring road, and has as its focal point the Congress Column, built in memory of the National Congress of 1830–1831, the founder of democratic liberties in Belgium, and under which also lies the tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the Sacred Flame.
Rue Royale (French) or Koningsstraat (Dutch), meaning "Royal Street" or "King's Street", is a street in Brussels, Belgium, running through the municipalities of Schaerbeek, Saint-Josse-ten-Noode and the City of Brussels.

Leopold Quarter

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The European Quarter is located to the east of the Pentagon, around Luxembourg Square and the Schuman roundabout, and includes the smaller Leopold Quarter.
Today the term is sometimes confused with the European Quarter, as the area has come to be dominated by the institutions of the European Union and organisations dealing with them, although the two terms are not in fact the same, with the Leopold Quarter being a smaller more specific district of the municipalities of the City of Brussels, Etterbeek, Ixelles and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode.

Egmont Palace

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The Sablon is also home to the Egmont Palace and the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
After World War I, the German Arenberg family was forced to sell the building to the City of Brussels.

Expo 58

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On the territory of Laeken, there is also the Heysel/Heizel Plateau, where were held the World's Fairs of 1935 and 1958 and which includes the King Baudouin Stadium, Bruparck (with the Atomium, Mini-Europe miniature park, Kinepolis cinema and Océade water park), the Brussels Exhibition Centre and the Port of Brussels, next to which the Monument to Work by Constantin Meunier was erected.
Nearly 15,000 workers spent three years building the 2 km2 site on the Heysel plateau, 7 km northwest of central Brussels, Belgium.

King Baudouin Stadium

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On the territory of Laeken, there is also the Heysel/Heizel Plateau, where were held the World's Fairs of 1935 and 1958 and which includes the King Baudouin Stadium, Bruparck (with the Atomium, Mini-Europe miniature park, Kinepolis cinema and Océade water park), the Brussels Exhibition Centre and the Port of Brussels, next to which the Monument to Work by Constantin Meunier was erected.
Located in the Heysel section of the Brussels municipality, it was built to embellish the Heysel plateau in view of the 1935 Brussels International Exposition.

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

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In the centre of this triangle are the Grand Place, the Îlot Sacré district (which takes its name from its resistance to demolition projects), itself crossed by the Saint-Hubert Royal Galleries, the Saint-Jacques/Sint-Jacobs district which welcomed the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, and the Brussels Stock Exchange, built on the site of a former convent, whose remains have been uncovered.