Brussels By The Numbers:
Population: 140,000 (city); 1 million (metropolitan area)
Average Temperature (January): 3°C / 37.5°F
Average Temperature (July): 18°C / 63.5°F
Annual rainfall: 74 cm / 29 in
Elevation: 57 m / 190 ft
Country dialing code: 32
Telephone area code: 02
Language: Flemish and French (Official), English, German
Time zone: GMT+1
Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz; European two-pin round plugs are standard.
Major industries: banking and financial services, tourism, engineering and metal products.