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Herne, Germany
Coat of arms of Herne, Germany
Coordinates 51°33′0″N 7°13′0″E / 51.55°N 7.216667°E / 51.55; 7.216667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Urban district
City subdivisions 4 Stadtbezirke mit
13 Ortsteilen
Lord Mayor Horst Schiereck (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 51.41 km2 (19.85 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m  (213 ft)
Population 169,991  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 3,307 /km2 (8,564 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HER
Postal codes 44601-44653
Area codes 02323 und 02325

Herne is a German city, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, belonging to the Ruhr area. It is part of the Arnsberg Government Region

It has about 170,000 inhabitants.

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