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Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia

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View towards the center of Herne
View towards the center of Herne
Coat of arms of Herne
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Urban district
City subdivisions 4 districts
Mayor Frank Dudda (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 51.41 km2 (19.85 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m  (213 ft)
Population  166,187  (30 June 2009)[1]
 - Density 3,233 /km2 (8,372 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HER, WAN
Postal codes 44601-44653
Area codes 02323, 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.