Population: 52,775 (2003)
Currency: Euro €1=100 cents
Time zone: GMT+1
Weather: Hot summers and cool winters. Recent years have been especially cold during the winter months, with occasional snow. Spring comes early though, around March, and the beautiful summer sunshine can continue through October.
Average Maximum January temperature: 8.6C (47.5F)
Average Maximum July temperature: 28.5C (83.3F)