Dessel

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Dessel
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Dessel
Location in Belgium
Location of Dessel in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°14′N05°07′E / 51.233°N 5.117°E / 51.233; 5.117 Coordinates: 51°14′N05°07′E / 51.233°N 5.117°E / 51.233; 5.117
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
  Mayor Kris Van Dijck (N-VA)
  Governing party/iesN-VA
Area
  Total27.03 km2 (10.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total9,540
  Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Postal codes
2480
Area codes 014
Website www.dessel.be

Dessel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɛsəl] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the town of Dessel proper. In 2021, Dessel had a total population of 9,659 inhabitants. [2] The total area is 27.03 km².

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Nuclear industries

Dessel hosts several nuclear facilities:

Sport

The town has two football clubs:

Events

Climate

Climate data for Dessel (1991−2020 normals)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)6.4
(43.5)
7.4
(45.3)
11.2
(52.2)
15.6
(60.1)
19.2
(66.6)
22.0
(71.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
20.1
(68.2)
15.4
(59.7)
10.2
(50.4)
6.8
(44.2)
15.2
(59.3)
Daily mean °C (°F)3.5
(38.3)
3.9
(39.0)
6.7
(44.1)
10.0
(50.0)
13.8
(56.8)
16.6
(61.9)
18.7
(65.7)
18.2
(64.8)
14.9
(58.8)
11.1
(52.0)
6.9
(44.4)
4.1
(39.4)
10.7
(51.3)
Average low °C (°F)0.6
(33.1)
0.4
(32.7)
2.2
(36.0)
4.3
(39.7)
8.3
(46.9)
11.3
(52.3)
13.3
(55.9)
12.6
(54.7)
9.7
(49.5)
6.9
(44.4)
3.7
(38.7)
1.4
(34.5)
6.2
(43.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)69.1
(2.72)
63.5
(2.50)
56.6
(2.23)
42.5
(1.67)
59.2
(2.33)
75.0
(2.95)
80.7
(3.18)
80.0
(3.15)
64.1
(2.52)
65.9
(2.59)
72.6
(2.86)
87.7
(3.45)
816.9
(32.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.611.410.98.49.810.210.911.210.011.012.513.8132.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 617713218421321221820416011666501,693
Source: Royal Meteorological Institute [3]

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References

  1. "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 13006". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
  3. "Luchttemperatuur en neerslag Referentieperiode: 1991-2020" (PDF) (in Dutch). Royal Meteorological Institute . Retrieved 10 August 2022.