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Bertrix (Walloon: Bietris) is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg. On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 137.7 km², had 8,164 inhabitants, giving a population density of 59.3 inhabitants per km².

Bertrix
Skyline of Bertrix
Coat of arms of Bertrix
Coat of arms
Bertrix is located in Belgium
Bertrix
Bertrix
Location in Belgium
Location of Bertrix in Luxembourg province
Bertrix Luxembourg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 49°51.25′N 5°15.2′E / 49.85417°N 5.2533°E / 49.85417; 5.2533Coordinates: 49°51.25′N 5°15.2′E / 49.85417°N 5.2533°E / 49.85417; 5.2533
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementNeufchâteau
Government
 • MayorMichel Hardy
 • Governing party/iesAction, ETE
Area
 • Total137.70 km2 (53.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total8,763
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal codes
6880
Area codes061
Website‹See Tfd›(in French) bertrix.be

Bertrix is home to the NATO reserve Jehonville Air Base.

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GeographyEdit

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bertrix proper, Auby-sur-Semois, Cugnon, Jehonville, and Orgeo. Other population centers include:

  • Acremont
  • Assenois
  • Biourge
  • Blanchoreille
  • Glaumont
  • La Flèche
  • La Géripont
  • Luchy
  • Mortehan
  • Nevraumont
  • Rossart
  • Sart
  • Thibauroche

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Bertrix
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
4
(40)
7
(44)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(69)
21
(70)
21
(69)
18
(64)
12
(54)
7
(44)
3
(37)
12
(54)
Average low °C (°F) −4
(24)
−3
(27)
−2
(29)
2
(36)
7
(44)
9
(48)
10
(50)
10
(50)
7
(45)
4
(40)
1
(33)
−3
(26)
3
(38)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 91
(3.6)
41
(1.6)
61
(2.4)
61
(2.4)
58
(2.3)
79
(3.1)
110
(4.4)
81
(3.2)
66
(2.6)
120
(4.7)
84
(3.3)
100
(4.1)
960
(37.8)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

TransportEdit

Bertrix railway station, in the east of the town, has regular train services to Libramont, Dinant and Virton. On week-days trains run via Virton and Aubange to Arlon.

Twin townsEdit

Bertrix is twinned with:

Image galleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bertrix, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Bertrix at Wikimedia Commons