Flanders is the northern, Dutch-speaking region of Belgium. Flanders has a surface of 13.522 km² and accounts for some 60% of the total population. The Flemish Gross Regional Product provides 60% of the national GDP and is home to the majority of the country’s industry and workforce, the region also generates the major part of national trade. Flanders offers businesses a uniquely central location at the hub of European trade and the heart of European decision-making. Moreover, transport and communication infrastructures are highly developed.

Flanders is represented by Flanders District of Creativity in the DC Network.


Carlo Vuijlsteke
Senior Project Manager
Flanders DC