Afro-Belgian

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Afro Belgians
Afrobelges
Afrobelgen
Afrobelgier
Total population
550,000–600,000[a] (2015)
Regions with significant populations
Brussels, Liege, Antwerp, Charleroi
Languages
French, Dutch, German
Religion
Christianity and Islam

Afro Belgians (French: Afrobelges; Dutch: Afrobelgen); German: Afrobelgier) or Black Belgians are defined as Belgian citizens and members of the Black African community and diaspora in Belgium.

Belgian National Team[edit]

On the 2017 Belgium national football team, 19 out of 52 total players are of African origin.

Notable Afro Belgians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The figure only accounts for legal Belgian residents of African descent. Belgian authorities presume the figure might be higher due to a rising number of undocumented immigrants from various Africa countries.