Bertrix

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Bertrix
Municipality of Belgium
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Bertrix
Coat of arms
Bertrix is located in Belgium
Bertrix
Bertrix
Location in Belgium
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
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Luxembourg
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Government
 • Mayor Michel Hardy
 • Governing party/ies Action, ETE
Area
 • Total 137.70 km2 (53.17 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 8,494
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal codes 6880
Area codes 061
Website (French) bertrix.be

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: St Stephen's Church


Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bertrix
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3
(37)
4
(40)
7
(44)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(69)
21
(70)
21
(69)
18
(64)
12
(54)
7
(44)
3
(37)
12.2
(53.8)
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)
3.2
(37.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 91
(3.6)
41
(1.6)
61
(2.4)
61
(2.4)
58
(2.3)
79
(3.1)
112
(4.4)
81
(3.2)
66
(2.6)
119
(4.7)
84
(3.3)
104
(4.1)
957
(37.7)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

Twin towns[edit]

Bertrix is twinned with Charmes, France (since 1968), Rusca Montana (Romania) (since 1990) and Church Point, Louisiana (United States) (since 1992).

Transport[edit]

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.

Air Base[edit]

Bertrix hosts the NATO reserve Jehonville Air Base.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bertrix, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.