Church and school of Sint-Kornelis-Horebeke
|• Mayor||Joseph Browaeys|
|• Governing party/ies||Volksbelangen|
|• Total||11.20 km2 (4.32 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
Horebeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦoːrəbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Sint-Kornelis-Horebeke and Sint-Maria-Horebeke. On January 1, 2006, Horebeke had a total population of 2,004. The total area is 11.20 km² which gives a population density of 179 inhabitants per km².
The Corsele parish in Sint-Maria-Horebeke has a Protestant church which dates from 1872 and a museum dedicated to Abraham Hans (the former Protestant village teacher and story teller) built in 1812 as a parish school. There have been Protestants in Sint-Maria-Horebeke since the Reformation of the 16th century.
- Media related to Horebeke at Wikimedia Commons
- Geuzenhoek, or refuge of the Geuzen, history of Protestantism in the South of East-Flanders
- Webpage about Corsele/Korsele at Internet Archive
- Webpage about Horebeke at Reocities
- Webpage about Horebeke at Internet Archive
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