Brecht, Belgium

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Brecht
Municipality
Brecht schepenhuis 3.jpg
Flag of Brecht
Flag
Coat of arms of Brecht
Coat of arms
Brecht is located in Belgium
Brecht
Brecht
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°21′N 04°38′E / 51.350°N 4.633°E / 51.350; 4.633Coordinates: 51°21′N 04°38′E / 51.350°N 4.633°E / 51.350; 4.633
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Luc Aerts (CD&V N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V N-VA
Area
 • Total 90.84 km2 (35.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 28,534
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Postal codes 2960
Area codes 03
Website www.brecht.be

Brecht (Dutch pronunciation: [brɛxt]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Brecht proper, Sint-Job-in-'t-Goor and Sint-Lenaarts. On January 1, 2006 Brecht had a total population of 26,464. The total area is 90.84 km² which gives a population density of 291 inhabitants per km².

Brecht is a fast-growing municipality in the north of the Antwerp province, near the Dutch border. Noorderkempen, a railway station on the HSL 4, opened on 15 June 2009.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Brecht
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5
(41)
5
(41)
10
(50)
14
(57)
18
(64)
21
(69)
22
(72)
22
(72)
19
(67)
15
(59)
9
(49)
6
(43)
14
(57)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
−1
(31)
2
(35)
4
(40)
8
(46)
11
(51)
13
(55)
13
(55)
11
(51)
7
(44)
4
(39)
2
(35)
6
(43)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 61
(2.4)
53
(2.1)
97
(3.8)
46
(1.8)
64
(2.5)
69
(2.7)
74
(2.9)
94
(3.7)
79
(3.1)
50
(2)
74
(2.9)
66
(2.6)
826
(32.5)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

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Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

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

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