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Herenthout

Herenthout
Municipality
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Flag of Herenthout
Flag
Coat of arms of Herenthout
Coat of arms
Herenthout is located in Belgium
Herenthout
Herenthout
Location in Belgium
Location of Herenthout in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°46′E / 51.150°N 4.767°E / 51.150; 4.767
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Government
 • MayorRoger Gabriëls (GBL)
 • Governing party/iesGBL, CD&V
Area
 • Total23.55 km2 (9.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total8,845
 • Density380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Postal codes2270
Area codes014
Websitewww.herenthout.be

Herenthout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrəntɦʌu̯t]) is a municipality located in the province of Antwerp in Belgium. The municipality only comprises the town of Herenthout proper, including Uilenberg. On January 1, 2006, Herenthout had a total population of 8,361. The total area is 23.55 km², with a population density of 355 inhabitants per km².

This village is also well known for having the officially recognized oldest organized carnival parade in Belgium, with the first edition dating back to February 1882. The mascot of the parade is named "Peer Stoet".

Herenthout church

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