Linux Around The World: Belgium

Last Updated on July 4, 2023

BelgiumOfficial Languages: Dutch, French, German
Population: 11.5 million
Capital: Brussels
Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
Major Industries: Metallurgy, steel, textiles, chemicals, glass, paper, and food processing

Belgium is a country in Northwestern Europe. The country borders Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
BrugesLinux Café meets one a month at Avansa Brugge on Thursday at 2PM.
BrusselsBxLUG is a group that helps individual install Linux on their hardware. They run workshops and install parties.
LiègeLiLiT is a non-profit association whose objective is to promote the use of Linux (and free software in general).
NamurNAMURLUG is an association that seeks to defend and promote free software.
MortselTINA is a club for people who are actively involved in computer science and technology.

Did You Know?Belgium is famous for Manneken Pis (a landmark bronze fountain sculpture), the Atomium (a landmark building that’s a popular tourist attraction), the Flower Carpet, and numerous types of beer and chocolates.

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Piet Dedeckere
Piet Dedeckere
3 months ago

There is also a Linux User Group in Bruges (Belgium): LinuxCafé.