Bierbeek

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Bierbeek
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Bierbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Bierbeek
Coat of arms
Bierbeek is located in Belgium
Bierbeek
Bierbeek
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°50′N 04°46′E / 50.833°N 4.767°E / 50.833; 4.767Coordinates: 50°50′N 04°46′E / 50.833°N 4.767°E / 50.833; 4.767
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Mark Cardoen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, N-VA, sp.a
Area
 • Total 39.73 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 9,609
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes 3360
Area codes 016
Website www.bierbeek.be
Bierbeek Hilarius A.jpg

Bierbeek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbiːrbeːk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Bierbeek proper, Korbeek-Lo, Lovenjoel and Opvelp. On January 1, 2006 Bierbeek had a total population of 9,147. The total area is 39.73 km² which gives a population density of 230 inhabitants per km².

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