Herent

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Herent
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Herent
Coat of arms
Herent is located in Belgium
Herent
Herent
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°40′E / 50.900°N 4.667°E / 50.900; 4.667Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°40′E / 50.900°N 4.667°E / 50.900; 4.667
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Marleen Schouteden
 • Governing party/ies N-VA, CD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total 32.73 km2 (12.64 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 20,642
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes 3020
Area codes 016, 02
Website www.herent.be

Herent (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrən̪t̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Herent proper, Veltem-Beisem and Winksele. On January 1, 2010 Herent had a total population of 20,030. The total area is 32.73 km² which gives a population density of 610 inhabitants per km². The current mayor (as of 2013) is Marleen Schouteden.

Schools[edit]

  • Catholic Schools: De Kraal & Pastoor De Clerckschool
  • Municipal Schools: Toverveld & De Bijenkorf

Music performers[edit]

  • Brabants Volksorkest
  • Djembégroep "Vanslagh"
  • Hagenkoor
  • Strijdkoor Kontrarie
  • Het vrijwilligerskoor
  • Koninklijke Harmonie van Herent
  • Koninklijke Muziekvereniging St-Laurentius
  • Zangkoor Onze Lieve Vrouw
  • Zangvereniging Sint Cecilia

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External links[edit]

Church in the centre of Herent
Aerial view of Veltem-Beisem