Bree, Belgium

Bree, Belgium

Infobox Belgium Municipality
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region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-LI
arrondissement=Maaseik
nis=72004
pyramid-date=
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20-64=
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foreigners=
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mayor=Jaak Gabriëls
majority=Jong
postal-codes=3960
telephone-area=089
web= [http://www.bree.be/ www.bree.be]
lat_deg=51
lat_min=08
lon_deg=05
lon_min=36

Bree is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1 2006 Bree had a total population of 14,503. The total area is 64.96 km² which gives a population density of 223 inhabitants per km². The mayor of Bree is Jaak Gabriëls.

Famous inhabitants

* Pieter Brueghel the Elder, painter, said to be born in Bree
* Kim Clijsters, tennis player, former WTA number 1

ister Cities

Bree is twinned with four cities around the world.
*Geldern, Germany
*Salomo, Spain
*Volpago, Italy
*Yangzhou, China

External links

*nl icon [http://www.bree.be Official website]


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