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Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie Brussele Hofdstedelijk Gewest - Région Bruxelles-Capitale Commission de la Communauté Française
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Territorial Subdivisions

The region of Brussels-Capital is composed of one single District (Brussels-Capital), subdivided in 19 municipalities: The regional parlement of Brussels is composed of:
"Brusselse Hoofdstedelijke raad - Conseil Régional Bruxelles-Capitale"
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for the regional affairs of Brussels (included provincial and metropolian matters)
composed of 75 members (elected on the Dutch or French lists)
"Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie (VGC)"
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for the Dutch speaking community affairs in Brussels
composed of currently 11 members, elected on the Dutch lists
"Commission Communautaire Française (COCOF)"
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for the French speaking community affairs in Brussels
composed of currently 64 members, elected on the French lists, with decretional power delegated by the "CFB"
"Gemeenschappelijke Gemeenschapscommissie - Commission Communautiare Commune"
for the common community affairs in Brussels
composed of the same 75 members
1/3 of always the same council members are also member of
the "Vlaamse Raad" (4 members)
or the "Conseil de la Communauté Française de Belgique (CFB)" (19 members)
And some of them are also member of
the Belgian Federal Senate ("community senators")

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