Bourg-en-Bresse facts for kids
|Town hall in Bourg-en-Bresse|
|Coat of arms|
|Canton||Bourg-en-Bresse-1 and Bourg-en-Bresse-2|
|Intercommunality||Communauté d'agglomération de Bourg-en-Bresse|
(2014 - 2020)
|Elevation||220–273 m (722–896 ft)
(avg. 247 m or 810 ft*)
|Land area1||23.86 km2 (9.21 sq mi)|
|- Density||1,697/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||01053/ 01000|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
Bourg-en-Bresse is a commune in the Ain department. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the east of France. It is the prefecture of the department and the capital of the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse.
The climate of Bourg-en-Bresse, in the Köppen climate classification, is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.
The inhabitants of Bourg-en-Bress are known, in French, as Burgiens (women: Burgiennes').
Bourg-en-Bress has a population, in 2013, of 40,490 and its population density is of 1,697.0 inhabitants/km2.
Twinned and partner towns
Bourg-en-Bresse is twinned with:
- Bad Kreuznach, Germany, since 1963
Additionally, it has established partnerships withː
- Parma, Italy, since 1990
- Namur, Belgium, since 1996
- Aylesbury, United Kingdom, since 2000
- El Kef, Tunisia, since 2000
- San Severo, Italy, since 2004
- Brzeg, Poland, since 2006
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