Nieuwerkerken Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Flemish Region Community Flemish Community Province Limburg Arrondissement Hasselt Government - Mayor Benny Bamps (CD&V) - Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD Area - Total 22.46 km2 (8.7 sq mi) Population (1 January 2010) - Total 6,732 - Density 299.7/km2 (776.3/sq mi) Postal codes 3850 Area codes 011 Website www.nieuwerkerken.be
Nieuwerkerken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1, 2006 Nieuwerkerken had a total population of 6,606. The total area is 22.46 km² which gives a population density of 294 inhabitants per km². It consists of 4 villages: Binderveld, Wijer, Kozen and Nieuwerkerken. The current mayor is Benny Bamps (CD&V - Christian Democrats).
Nieuwerkerken was the location for the first series of the television show De Werf (VTM).
Hasselt Maaseik Tongeren
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