Herne, Belgium

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Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Herne
Coat of arms of Herne
Coat of arms
Herne is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°43′N 04°02′E / 50.717°N 4.033°E / 50.717; 4.033Coordinates: 50°43′N 04°02′E / 50.717°N 4.033°E / 50.717; 4.033
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
 • Mayor Kris Poelaert (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
 • Total 44.63 km2 (17.23 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 6,572
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Postal codes 1540, 1541
Area codes 02, 054
Website www.herne.be

Herne (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɛrnə]; French: Hérinnes-lez-Enghien) is a municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Herfelingen, Herne proper and Sint-Pieters-Kapelle. On January 1, 2006 Herne had a total population of 6,407. The total area is 44.63 km² which gives a population density of 144 inhabitants per km².