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Indians in Belgium

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Indians in Belgium

Indians in Belgium
Regions with significant populations
Antwerp · Ghent · Brussels · Liege
English and other languages of India
Hinduism · Jainism · Sikhism
Related ethnic groups
Non-resident Indian and Person of Indian Origin

Indians are employed mainly in the software and diamond industries as well as other local industries in major cities. Mainly comprising the Gujaratis from Palanpur district in Gujarat and the Marwaris from Rajasthan, initially arrived in Antwerp to work in the diamond industry.

Software companies like HCL, TCS and Infosys also have a presence in Belgium and employ many people of Indian origin.

About 80% of the Indians living in Belgium are Hindus. These people mainly reside in the areas of Hasselt, Brussels, Gent and Antwerp.


  • Indian Diaspora

External links

  • Honorary Consul General of India in Antwerpen
  • Antwerp Indian Association
  • Indo-Belgian Association
  • Bharat Darshan European Indian Association
  • Europe India Chamber of Commerce
  • Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Belgium
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