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Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Kortenaken
Coat of arms of Kortenaken
Coat of arms
Kortenaken is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°54′N 05°04′E / 50.900°N 5.067°E / 50.900; 5.067Coordinates: 50°54′N 05°04′E / 50.900°N 5.067°E / 50.900; 5.067
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
 • Mayor André Alles (Open Vld)
 • Governing party/ies Open Vld-GBL, N-VA
 • Total 49.10 km2 (18.96 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,856
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Postal codes 3470-3473-3472
Area codes 016, 011, 013
Website www.kortenaken.be

Kortenaken (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɔrt̪ən̪äːkə(n̪)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Hoeleden, Kersbeek-Miskom, Kortenaken proper, Ransberg and Waanrode. On January 1, 2006 Kortenaken had a total population of 7,540. The total area is 49.06 km² which gives a population density of 154 inhabitants per km².

Every year in August there is a three day festival in Kortenaken, named Boerenrock, with electro music on Friday, rock music and a party on Saturday, and on Sunday music for children and their parents.


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