Keerbergen

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Keerbergen
Sint Michiels church
Sint Michiels church
Flag of Keerbergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Keerbergen
Coat of arms
Keerbergen is located in Belgium
Keerbergen
Keerbergen
Location in Belgium
Location of Keerbergen in Flemish Brabant
KeerbergenLocatie.png
Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°37′E / 51.000°N 4.617°E / 51.000; 4.617Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°37′E / 51.000°N 4.617°E / 51.000; 4.617
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementLeuven
Government
 • MayorDominick Vansevenant (N-VA)
 • Governing party/iesN-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total18.39 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total12,707
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes
3140
Area codes015, 016
Websitewww.keerbergen.be

Keerbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkeːrbɛrɣə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises only the town of Keerbergen proper. On January 1, 2006, Keerbergen had a total population of 12,444. The total area is 18.39 km² which gives a population density of 677 inhabitants per km².

History[edit]

The oldest reference to Keerbergen appeared the eleventh century as Chierberghe, which was donated in 1036 by the lord of Incourt to the bishop of Liège.

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