NUTS of Belgium

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In the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) codes of Belgium (BE), the three levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
NUTS 1 Regions (Gewesten/Régions) 3
NUTS 2 Provinces (Provincies/Provinces)
(+ Brussels)
11
NUTS 3 Arrondissements (Arrondissementen/Arrondissements)
(Verviers split into two)
44

NUTS codes[edit]

NUTS 1 Code NUTS 2 Code NUTS 3 Code
Brussels-Capital Region BE1 Brussels-Capital Region BE10 Arrondissement of Brussels-Capital BE100
Flemish Region BE2 Antwerp BE21 Arrondissement of Antwerp BE211
Arrondissement of Mechelen BE212
Arrondissement of Turnhout BE213
Limburg BE22 Arrondissement of Hasselt BE221
Arrondissement of Maaseik BE222
Arrondissement of Tongeren BE223
East Flanders BE23 Arrondissement of Aalst BE231
Arrondissement of Dendermonde BE232
Arrondissement of Eeklo BE233
Arrondissement of Ghent BE234
Arrondissement of Oudenaarde BE235
Arrondissement of Sint-Niklaas BE236
Flemish Brabant BE24 Arrondissement of Halle-Vilvoorde BE241
Arrondissement of Leuven BE242
West Flanders BE25 Arrondissement of Bruges BE251
Arrondissement of Diksmuide BE252
Arrondissement of Ypres BE253
Arrondissement of Kortrijk BE254
Arrondissement of Ostend BE255
Arrondissement of Roeselare BE256
Arrondissement of Tielt BE257
Arrondissement of Veurne BE258
Walloon Region BE3 Walloon Brabant BE31 Arrondissement of Nivelles BE310
Hainaut BE32 Arrondissement of Ath BE321
Arrondissement of Charleroi BE322
Arrondissement of Mons BE323
Arrondissement of Mouscron BE324
Arrondissement of Soignies BE325
Arrondissement of Thuin BE326
Arrondissement of Tournai BE327
Liège BE33 Arrondissement of Huy BE331
Arrondissement of Liège BE332
Arrondissement of Waremme BE334
Arrondissement of Verviers,
municipalities of the French Community
BE335
Arrondissement of Verviers,
municipalities of the German Community
BE336
Luxembourg (Belgium) BE34 Arrondissement of Arlon BE341
Arrondissement of Bastogne BE342
Arrondissement of Marche-en-Famenne BE343
Arrondissement of Neufchâteau BE344
Arrondissement of Virton BE345
Namur BE35 Arrondissement of Dinant BE351
Arrondissement of Namur BE352
Arrondissement of Philippeville BE353

In the 2003 version, the Arrondissement of Verviers was coded BE333.

Local administrative units[edit]

Below the NUTS levels, the two LAU (Local Administrative Units) levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
LAU 1 — (same as NUTS 3) 44
LAU 2 Municipalities (Gemeenten/Communes) 589

The LAU codes of Belgium can be downloaded here: [1]Page white excel.png

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