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Brecht, Belgium

Brecht
Municipality
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Flag of Brecht
Flag
Coat of arms of Brecht
Coat of arms
Brecht is located in Belgium
Brecht
Brecht
Location in Belgium
Location of Brecht in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°21′N 04°38′E / 51.350°N 4.633°E / 51.350; 4.633
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementAntwerp
Government
 • MayorLuc Aerts (CD&V N-VA)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V N-VA
Area
 • Total90.84 km2 (35.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total28,786
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Postal codes2960
Area codes03
Websitewww.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

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

See also

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Brecht, Belgium". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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