Herk- de -Stad ( Limburg: Herk ) is a Belgian city in the Flanders region with 12,316 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2012). It consists of the main village and the hamlets Berbroek, Donk and schools.

Hasselt than twelve kilometers to the east, the Dutch city of Maastricht 35 km east, 44 km southeast of Liège and Brussels, about 55 kilometers to the west.

The next highway exits are located in the west at the north Halen or at guillemots on the A2 / E 314 and to the east in Hasselt at the A13 / E 313

In the district schools is the nearest local train station, there are more in Hasselt, Diest and Sint -Truiden.

Maastricht Aachen Airport and the airport of Liege are the closest regional airports and the Brussels National Airport near the capital Brussels is an international airport.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Eric Vanderaerden (born 1962 ), cyclist
  • Philip Dick Mansfield ( born 1963 ), Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins
  • Wilfried Cretskens ( b. 1976 ), cyclist
  • Annemie Coenen (born 1978 ), singer