Horebeke

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Horebeke
Municipality of Belgium
Church and school of Sint-Kornelis-Horebeke (2007)
Church and school of Sint-Kornelis-Horebeke (2007)
Coat of arms of Horebeke
Coat of arms
Horebeke is located in Belgium
Horebeke
Horebeke
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°50′N 03°41′E / 50.833°N 3.683°E / 50.833; 3.683Coordinates: 50°50′N 03°41′E / 50.833°N 3.683°E / 50.833; 3.683
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Oudenaarde
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Browaeys
 • Governing party/ies Volksbelangen
Area
 • Total 11.20 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 2,058
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Postal codes 9667
Area codes 055

Horebeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦo̞ːrəbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Sint-Kornelis-Horebeke and Sint-Maria-Horebeke. On January 1, 2006 Horebeke had a total population of 2,004. The total area is 11.20 km² which gives a population density of 179 inhabitants per km².

The Corsele parish in Sint-Maria-Horebeke has a Protestant church which dates from 1872 and a museum dedicated to Abraham Hans (the former Protestant village teacher and story teller) built in 1812 as a parish school. There have been Protestants in Sint-Maria-Horebeke since the Reformation of the 16th century.[2]

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  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ Regionaal Landschap Vlaamse Ardennen. "Corsele, refuge of the Geuzen". Retrieved 2008-04-10. [dead link]

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