|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Thierry Rouyer|
|Area1||12.90 km2 (4.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (630/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91115 / 91680|
|Elevation||48–168 m (157–551 ft)|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
A nunnery was founded at Bruyères-le-Châtel by a noblewoman named Clotilde. The charter endowing the monastery is dated to 10 March 673 and is among the oldest original private charters which survive from Merovingian Francia.
Inhabitants of Bruyères-le-Châtel are known as Bruyérois.
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