Thursday, January 22, 2009

Herenthout







































































Herenthout






Municipal flag

Flag
Coat of arms

Coat of arms


Location of Herenthout in the province of Antwerp

Location of Herenthout in the province of Antwerp
Sovereign stateFlag of Belgium Belgium
RegionFlag of Flanders Flemish Region
CommunityFlag of Flanders Flemish Community
Province Antwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Coordinates51°09′N 04°46′E / 51.15, 4.767Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°46′E / 51.15, 4.767
Area23.55 km²
Population

– Males

– Females

- Density
8,361 (January 1, 2006)

49.80%

50.20%

355 inhab./km²
Unemployment rate7.09% (January 1, 2006)
Mean annual income13,015 €/pers. (2003)
MayorRoger Gabriëls (GBL)
Governing partiesGBL, Eenheid
Postal codes2270
Area codes014
Websitewww.herenthout.be

Herenthout is a municipality located in the province of Antwerp in Belgium. The municipality only comprises the town of Herenthout proper. 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 very lively village is also well known for having the eldest carnival parade in Belgium. This parade is named "Peer Stoet" with the first edition going back to February 1882.














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