Belgium has 3 languages

In Belgium, the inhabitants speak French, Dutch or German, depending on the region where they live. The three different regions are called communities.

3 communities

In Belgium, there are 3 communities:

  • the Flemish Community: people who speak Dutch live here
  • the French Community: people who speak French live here
  • the German Community: people who speak German live here

In Brussels, people speak Dutch or French

Brussels is bilingual. The people in Brussels who speak Dutch belong to the Flemish Community and the people who speak French belong to the French Community.

Every community has a government

Each community has a government that decides on culture, language and education.