Flanders as a part of Belgium

Belgium is a federal state covering

  • 3 regions: Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels
  • 3 communities: Dutch-speaking, French-speaking and German-speaking)
  • 4 language areas: Dutch in Flanders, French in Wallonië, German in the German speaking community and bilingual Dutch/French in Brussels
Flanders, one of the 3 Belgian regions, is integrated in one of the most dynamic economic areas in Central Europe, keeping its growth trend since end-2013. It’s where the heart of technology beats and inventions for the future are given birth to every day.

More facts and figures on Belgium can be found on belgium.be

Facts and figures on Flanders

Flanders is:

  • a bustling combination of diverse people, inspiring environment and rich history. 
  • a mixture of knowledge, no-nonsense behaviour and non-conformity tempered with ingenuity and innovation. These traits are widespread: in industry, education, healthcare, creative economy, culture, science, technology, tourism and heritage (Bron: vlaanderen.be)
  • is the Dutch-speaking northern part of Belgium and forms a social, cultural, linguistic, economical and political community. The capital of Flanders is Brussels.