Bertrix

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Bertrix
Municipality
Vue de Bertrix de la clairière P6140039.JPG
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 2016)[1]
 • Total 8,667
 • Density 63/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 is home to the NATO reserve Jehonville Air Base.

Geography[edit]

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bertrix proper, Auby-sur-Semois, Cugnon, Jehonville, and Orgeo. Other population centers include:

  • Acremont
  • Assenois
  • Biourge
  • Blanchoreille
  • Glaumont
  • La Flèche
  • La Géripont
  • Luchy
  • Mortehan
  • Nevraumont
  • Rossart
  • Sart
  • Thibauroche

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]

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.

Twin towns[edit]

Bertrix is twinned with:

Image gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bertrix, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bertrix at Wikimedia Commons