Herk-de-Stad


Herk-de-Stad

Infobox Belgium Municipality
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region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-LI
arrondissement=Hasselt
nis=71024
pyramid-date=
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20-64=
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foreigners=
foreigners-date=
mayor=Paul Buekers (sp.a)
majority=sp.a, VLD
postal-codes=3540
telephone-area=013, 011
web= [http://www.herk-de-stad.be/ www.herk-de-stad.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=56
lon_deg=05
lon_min=10

Herk-de-Stad is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1 2006 Herk-de-Stad had a total population of 11,795. The total area is 42.83 km² which gives a population density of 275 inhabitants per km².

There is an annual free rock festival in the village, Rock Herk. There is a balanced mix of techno, drum 'n bass, electronica, alternative rock, post-rock, punk-rock, hardcore punk, metal, stoner, rock 'n roll, and related genres. Bands that played in the past include Stretch Arm Strong, Isis, Explosions in the Sky, New Wet Kojak, Karate, Add N to (X), and Godflesh.

Notable people

* Virginie Claes, Miss Belgium 2006

External links

* [http://www.herk-de-stad.be Official website ] - Only available in Dutch
* [http://www.rockherk.be/mambo/index.php?lang=en_UK Rock Herk official site]


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