Herent

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 2018) is Astrid Pollers.

Herent

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Herent
Location in Belgium
Location of Herent in Flemish Brabant
Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°40′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementLeuven
Government
  MayorAstrid Pollers
  Governing party/iesN-VA, CD&V, Open vld
Area
  Total32.73 km2 (12.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total21,632
  Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal codes
3020
Area codes016, 02
Websitewww.herent.be

Schools

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

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