Bree, Belgium

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Bree

Brée  (French)
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Flag of Bree
Flag
Coat of arms of Bree
Coat of arms
Bree is located in Belgium
Bree
Bree
Location in Belgium
Location of Bree in Limburg
Bree Limburg Belgium Map.png
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
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementMaaseik
Government
 • MayorLiesbeth van der Auwera
 • Governing party/iesJong
Area
 • Total64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total15,911
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes
3960
Area codes089
Websitewww.bree.be

Bree is a city in the Flemish province of Limburg, Belgium. On January 1, 2006, Bree had a total population of 14,503. The total area is 64.96 km2 (25.08 sq mi) which gives it a population density of 223 inhabitants per square kilometre (580/sq mi). The mayor of Bree is Liesbeth van der Auwera. Bree is also known as the jewel of the Campine.

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
(58)
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)
6
(42)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 10
(5)
6
(2.4)
6
(2.2)
10
(2)
6
(2.3)
7
(2.9)
10
(3)
14
(5.5)
8
(3.1)
10
(4)
8
(3.1)
9
(3.5)
99
(38.9)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

Notable inhabitants[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Bree is twinned with four cities:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Bree, Belgium
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bree, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011.; retrieved November 24, 2011.

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