|• Mayor||Gerrt Beckhuis|
|• Total||21.15 km2 (8.17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||28 m (92 ft)|
|• Density||31/km2 (82/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The community, to which the centres of Hardingen (amalgamated in 1974) and Hesingen also belong, has 654 inhabitants (as of June 2005) and spans 21.15 km².
The community’s mayor is Geert Beckhuis.
The Poascheberg in Hesingen is, with an elevation of 89 m above sea level, the highest point in the lower part of the old County of Bentheim.
Unlike the people of the better known and bigger city of Halle in Saxony-Anhalt, who call themselves Hallenser in German, the inhabitants here call themselves simply Haller, following the usual German rule for formulating nouns denoting a particular place’s inhabitants.
Further centres are Belthoek, Bovenhoek, Dalenhoek, Erstenhoek and Kleihoek.