English, French & Dutch City Names

Dutch, French and English are all spoken in Belgium and therefore many cities have more than one official name. Below you’ll find a quick reference for the four most popular cities. Just remember to look up the French and Dutch names of other Belgian cities you’ll visit before your trip, it will help.

Antwerp is also Antwerpen (Dutch) and Anvers (French)
Bruges (French, English) is also  Brugge (Dutch)
Brussels (English) is also Brussel (Dutch) and Bruxelles (French)
Ghent (English) is also Gent (Dutch) and Gand (French)

Antwerp / Antwerpen at night.

Antwerp / Antwerpen at night.

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