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Arrondissement of Antwerp
| 3°C, Wind S at 10 km/h, 86% Humidity|Leonard Lessius (1554-1623), moral theologian, born in Brecht
Jean Kockerols (1958-), Roman Catholic bishop
Brecht, Belgium Wikipedia
Brecht ( [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.