Bree, Belgium

Bree is a city in the Flemish province of Limburg, Belgium. On January 1, 2006, Bree had a total population of 14,503. The total area is 64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi) which gives it a population density of 223 inhabitants per square kilometre (580/sq mi). The mayor of Bree is Liesbeth van der Auwera. Bree is also known as the jewel of the Campine.

Bree

Brée  (French)

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Bree
Location in Belgium
Location of Bree in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°08′N 05°36′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementMaaseik
Government
  MayorLiesbeth van der Auwera
  Governing party/iesJong
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

Climate

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 inhabitants

Sister cities

Bree is twinned with four cities:

References

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