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Herzele (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɛrzeːlə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the towns of Borsbeke, Herzele proper, Hillegem, Ressegem, Sint-Antelinks, Sint-Lievens-Esse, Steenhuize-Wijnhuize and Woubrechtegem. On 1 January 2006 Herzele had a total population of 16,709. The total area is 47.40 km² which gives a population density of 353 inhabitants per km². The current mayor of Herzele is Johan Van Tittelboom, from the Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats party.

Herzele
Herzele Castle
Herzele Castle
Flag of Herzele
Flag
Coat of arms of Herzele
Coat of arms
Herzele is located in Belgium
Herzele
Herzele
Location in Belgium
Location of Herzele in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°53′N 03°53′E / 50.883°N 3.883°E / 50.883; 3.883Coordinates: 50°53′N 03°53′E / 50.883°N 3.883°E / 50.883; 3.883
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementAalst
Government
 • MayorJohan Van Tittelboom (VLD)
 • Governing party/iesVLD, SP.A
Area
 • Total47.40 km2 (18.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total17,723
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Postal codes
9550-9552
Area codes053, 054, 09
Websitewww.herzele.be

Herzele is crossed by two brooks, the Molenbeek in Borsbeke, Herzele, Ressegem, and Hillegem, as well as the Molenbeek-Ter Erpenbeek in Herzele, Sint-Lievens-Esse, Woubrechtegem, and Ressegem.

Church of Ressegem

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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