Belgium is bordered by the Netherlands in the north and northeast, France in the southwest and west, Luxembourg in the southeast, Germany in the east, and a 41 mile long stretch of the North Sea in the northwest.  Brussels is the Belgian capital.

You’ll sometimes find webpages that refer to the BENELUX countries. Benelux is comprised of BElgium, the NEtherlands and LUXembourg.


Links for Belgian Research:

Genealogy Forum – GenForum for Belgium

Library Catalogues – Belgian Library Catalogues available over the Internet

Belgian Federal Government on Line – Belgian Government Portal

Belgian Emigrant Families – BELGIUM-ROOTS Project – Migration

Digital Resources – For the Netherlands and Belgium

Genealogical Society – Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans

Family Explorer Benelux – Genealogy and Family History in the Benelux

Belgian Genealogy Club – Genelogy Club From Basse-Sambre (Belgium)

Belgian Genealogy – Genealogy in Belgium

Genealogy in Belgium – Flanders Family Genealogy Forum

Genealogy Resources on the Internet – Belgium Mailing Lists

KADOC – The Catholic Documentation and Research Centre (KADOC)

Emigation from the Waasland – Emigration From the Waasland to the United States and Canada 1830 – 1950. Geocities site, may disappear on Oct. 26th 2009. Search through Internet Archive for historical versions.

Vlaamse Vereniging voor Familiekunde – Flemish Society of Genealogists