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Coordinates: 51°42′36″N 4°5′14″E / 51.71000°N 4.08722°E / 51.71000; 4.08722
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Goeree-Overflakkee
Population (2007) 1,250

Herkingen is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is located on the south coast of the island Goeree-Overflakkee, in the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee.

Herkingen was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1966, when it merged with Dirksland.[1] Last one has made part of the new municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee since 2013.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 51°43′N 4°05′E / 51.717°N 4.083°E / 51.717; 4.083