Bree, Belgium

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Bree
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Bree
Flag
Coat of arms of Bree
Coat of arms
Bree is located in Belgium
Bree
Bree
Location in Belgium
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
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Liesbeth Van der Auwera
 • Governing party/ies Jong
Area
 • Total 64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 15,379
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Postal codes 3960
Area codes 089
Website www.bree.be

Bree is a city located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Bree had a total population of 14,503. The total area is 64.96 km² which gives it a population density of 223 inhabitants per square km. The mayor of Bree is Liesbeth Van der Auwera.

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 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)
14.2
(57.7)
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)
5.2
(41.7)
Precipitation cm (inches) 13
(5)
6.1
(2.4)
5.6
(2.2)
5
(2)
5.8
(2.3)
7.4
(2.9)
8
(3)
14
(5.5)
7.9
(3.1)
10
(4)
7.9
(3.1)
8.9
(3.5)
99.6
(39)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

Famous inhabitants[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Bree is twinned with four cities:

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