Bree, Belgium

Bree (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbreː] (About this soundlisten); French: Brée) is a city in the Flemish province of Limburg, Belgium. On January 1, 2018, Bree had a total population of 16,005. The total area is 64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi) which gives it a population density of 246 inhabitants per square kilometre (640/sq mi). The mayor of Bree is Liesbeth van der Auwera. Bree is also known as the jewel of the Campine[citation needed].

Bree
Brée  (French)
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Flag of Bree
Coat of arms of Bree
Bree is located in Belgium
Bree
Bree
Location in Belgium
Location of Bree in Limburg
Bree Limburg Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 51°08′N 05°36′E / 51.133°N 5.600°E / 51.133; 5.600Coordinates: 51°08′N 05°36′E / 51.133°N 5.600°E / 51.133; 5.600
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementMaaseik
Government
 • MayorLiesbeth van der Auwera (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, N-VA
Area
 • Total64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total16,005
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Postal codes
3960
Area codes089
Websitewww.bree.be

ClimateEdit

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[2]

Climate data for Bree
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4
(40)
5
(41)
10
(50)
14
(58)
19
(66)
22
(71)
23
(74)
23
(74)
20
(68)
15
(59)
9
(49)
6
(42)
14
(58)
Average low °C (°F) −1
(31)
−2
(29)
1
(34)
3
(38)
7
(45)
10
(50)
12
(54)
12
(54)
10
(50)
6
(43)
3
(38)
1
(34)
6
(42)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 13
(5)
6.1
(2.4)
5.6
(2.2)
5.1
(2)
5.8
(2.3)
7.4
(2.9)
7.6
(3)
14
(5.5)
7.9
(3.1)
10
(4)
7.9
(3.1)
8.9
(3.5)
99
(38.9)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

Notable inhabitantsEdit

Sister citiesEdit

Bree is twinned with four cities:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Bree, Belgium
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bree, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011.; retrieved November 24, 2011.

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