Keerbergen

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Keerbergen
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Keerbergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Keerbergen
Coat of arms
Keerbergen is located in Belgium
Keerbergen
Keerbergen
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°37′E / 51.000°N 4.617°E / 51.000; 4.617Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°37′E / 51.000°N 4.617°E / 51.000; 4.617
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Ann Schevenels (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V
Area
 • Total 18.39 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,774
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 3140
Area codes 015, 016
Website www.keerbergen.be
church: Sint Michielskerk

Keerbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkeːrbɛrɣə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises only the town of Keerbergen proper. On January 1, 2006 Keerbergen had a total population of 12,444. The total area is 18.39 km² which gives a population density of 677 inhabitants per km².

History[edit]

The oldest reference to Keerbergen appeared the eleventh century as 'Chierberghe', which was donated in 1036 by the lord of Incourt to the bishop of Liège.

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