Herent

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Herent
Municipality
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Flag of Herent
Flag
Coat of arms of Herent
Coat of arms
Herent is located in Belgium
Herent
Herent
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°40′E / 50.900°N 4.667°E / 50.900; 4.667Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°40′E / 50.900°N 4.667°E / 50.900; 4.667
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Marleen Schouteden
 • Governing party/ies N-VA, CD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total 32.73 km2 (12.64 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 21,213
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal codes 3020
Area codes 016, 02
Website www.herent.be

Herent (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrənt]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the villages and former municipalities of Herent proper, Veltem-Beisem and Winksele. On January 1, 2016, Herent had a total population of 21,213. The total area is 32.73 km² resulting in a population density of 648 inhabitants per km². The current mayor (as of 2013) is Marleen Schouteden.

Schools[edit]

  • Catholic schools: De Kraal & Pastoor De Clerckschool
  • Official Schools: De Bijenkorf (Flemish Community) & Toverveld (municipal)

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