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.
- Catholic schools: De Kraal & Pastoor De Clerckschool
- Official Schools: De Bijenkorf (Flemish Community) & Toverveld (municipal)
Church in the centre of Herent
Aerial view of Veltem-Beisem