Bertrix

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Bertrix
Municipality
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 2013)[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)
Average 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 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bertrix, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.