Brüggen, Germany

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Brüggen
Coat of arms of Brüggen
Coat of arms
Brüggen is located in Germany
Brüggen
Brüggen
Coordinates: 51°14′30″N 06°10′56″E / 51.24167°N 6.18222°E / 51.24167; 6.18222Coordinates: 51°14′30″N 06°10′56″E / 51.24167°N 6.18222°E / 51.24167; 6.18222
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Viersen
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Gottwald (CDU)
Area
 • Total 61.25 km2 (23.65 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,482
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 41379
Dialling codes 0 21 63
0 21 57 (Bracht)
Vehicle registration VIE (until 1975: KK)
Website www.brueggen.de

Brüggen is a municipality in the district of Viersen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Schwalm, approx. 15 km south of Venlo and 20 km north-west of Mönchengladbach.

Division of the town[edit]

Brüggen consists of 3 subdivisions

  • Brüggen
  • Born
  • Bracht

Climate[edit]

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 Brüggen, Germany
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4
(39)
5
(41)
9
(49)
13
(56)
17
(63)
21
(69)
22
(72)
22
(71)
19
(66)
14
(58)
8
(47)
6
(42)
13.3
(56.1)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
−1
(31)
2
(36)
4
(40)
8
(46)
11
(52)
13
(56)
13
(55)
11
(52)
7
(45)
4
(39)
−18
(0)
4.5
(40.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 64
(2.5)
56
(2.2)
43
(1.7)
46
(1.8)
64
(2.5)
69
(2.7)
84
(3.3)
84
(3.3)
80
(3)
46
(1.8)
64
(2.5)
64
(2.5)
764
(29.8)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

See also[edit]

Royal Air Force Station Brüggen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 31 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Brüggen, Germany
  3. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on July 26, 2013.