|Municipality of Belgium|
|• Mayor||Roger Gabriëls (GBL)|
|• Governing party/ies||GBL, Eenheid|
|• Total||23.55 km2 (9.09 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||370/km2 (960/sq mi)|
Herenthout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrən̪t̪(ɦ)ɔ̞u̯t̪]) is a municipality located in the province of Antwerp in Belgium. The municipality only comprises the town of Herenthout proper, including Uilenberg. On January 1, 2006, Herenthout had a total population of 8,361. The total area is 23.55 km², with a population density of 355 inhabitants per km².
This very lively village is also well known for having the officially recognized oldest organized carnival parade in Belgium, with the first edition dating back to February 1882. The mascot of the parade is named "Peer Stoet".
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
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