General information about Brussels
Country Belgium
Region Brussels Capital BRU
Region 2Bruxelles-Capitale BRU
Region 3Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad 21
Region 4City of Brussels 21004
Population 1,019,022
Visitors 3,192,000/Year
Time Zone Europe/Brussels
Cost of living in Brussels
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 348 433
Food 233 471
Transportation 43 173
Communications and utilities 89 106
Clothing 30 112
Sports and leisure 22 93
Total 764 1,389
Accommodation in Brussels USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 351
Shared room in city centre 437
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 571
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 678
Coordinates of Brussels
Time Zone Europe/Brussels
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 50.850450000
Longitude 4.348780000
Elevation (STRM3) 28 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Brussels

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 16 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 65 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 18 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 53 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 33 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,942 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 34 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 91 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 98 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 147 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 847 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 714 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,640 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,317 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 143 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 43 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,621 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,925 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,181 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.56%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Brussels

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 31 25 18 16 15 17 21 27 30 33 35 35 35
Average high °C 18 14 8 6 5 5 9 12 17 19 22 22 13
Average temperature °C 14 10 5 3 2 3 5 9 13 16 17 17 10
Average low °C 11 7 3 2 1 0 3 4 8 11 13 12 6
Record low °C 2 -2 -7 -13 -17 -13 -7 -3 -1 3 5 7 -17
Rain Days 16 18 19 20 20 14 20 19 19 18 17 16 216
Snow Days 0 0 2 5 7 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 28
Fog Days 13 14 13 15 13 15 14 13 12 12 11 14 159
Thunderstorms Days 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 5 5 4 29
Average precipitation Mm. 65 72 71 71 64 53 58 54 61 67 78 73 787
Relative humidity % 80 85 90 90 85 85 80 75 75 75 75 75 81
Relative humidity morning % 91 92 90 88 88 88 88 87 86 87 88 89 89
Relative humidity evening % 65 72 80 83 81 73 68 59 59 62 61 58 68
Wind speed Km/h 19 14 22 22 25 16 22 14 12 16 16 16 18
Day Length Hours 13 11 10 9 9 11 13 15 16 17 17 15 13
Dew point °C 11 7 3 2 1 0 2 3 7 11 12 12 71
Growing degree-day °C 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 167 207 207 783
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 10 6 3 2 3 5 9 13 18 18 18 16 10
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Brussels - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
7 kmBrussels AirportBrusselsL
19 kmBeauvechain Air BaseBeauvechainM
24 kmAntwerp International Airport (Deurne)AntwerpM
27 kmBrussels South Charleroi AirportBrusselsL
30 kmChièvres Air BaseChièvresM
40 kmMaubeuge-Élesmes AirportMaubeuge/ÉlesmesM
41 kmWoensdrecht Air BaseBergen Op ZoomM
44 kmFlorennes Air BaseFlorennesM
50 kmWevelgem AirportWevelgemM
50 kmLiège AirportLiègeL

Cities close to Brussels

Showing 1-10 of 455 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km BelgiumBrussels CapitalBrussels1,019,022764 USD6.88.86.0
48 km BelgiumWalloniaLiege182,597
27 km BelgiumFlandersGent231,493664 USD8.45.66.3
28 km BelgiumWalloniaMons91,277
30 km BelgiumWalloniaNamur106,284
22 km BelgiumFlandersAntwerpen459,805676 USD8.46.58.8
13 km BelgiumFlandersLeuven92,892737 USD8.79.47.7
38 km BelgiumFlandersHasselt69,222
48 km BelgiumFlandersBrugge116,709
39 km BelgiumWalloniaTournai67,721