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Herk-de-Stad

Herk-de-Stad is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On 1 January 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.

Besides the village of Herk-de-Stad itself, the municipality contains the communities of Berbroek, Schulen and Donk. Donk contains two country houses, both of the eighteenth-century, Kasteel Hamont and Kasteel Landwijk, which stands on the site of a castle established in the 12th century.

St. Martin's church

Contents

  • Rock Herk 1
  • Notable people 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Rock Herk

There is an annual 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), Thin White Rope, Swervedriver, Spiritualized, Cosmic Psychos and Godflesh.

Notable people

References

External links

  • Media related to Category: at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website - only available in Dutch
  • Rock Herk official site
  • Herk-de-Stad.info Independent informal website - only available in Dutch
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