Belconnen region is north-west of Canberra's city centre. At its centre is an artificial , ornamental lake, Lake Ginninderra, which runs into Ginninderra Creek and then to Murrumbidgee River.
The University of Canberra is in the Belconnen suburb of Bruce. The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) also has a campus in Bruce.
Belconnen suburbs are Aranda, Belconnen, Bruce, Charnwood, Cook, Dunlop, Emu Ridge, Evatt Florey, Flynn, Fraser, Giralang, Hawker, Higgins, Holt, Kaleen, Latham Lawson, Macgregor, Macquarie, McKellar, Melba, Page, Scullin, Spence and Weetangera
- Belconnen Fresh Food Markets one of Canberra’s oldest fresh food markets with fresh produce, meat, seafood, poultry, Asian grocery, bakeries, pet barn, books and fashion.
- Belconnen Arts Centre