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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.

Keerbergen
Municipality
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
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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
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Dominick Vansevenant (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies N-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total 18.39 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 12,707
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 3140
Area codes 015, 016
Website www.keerbergen.be

HistoryEdit

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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