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The City of Herne in Germany (in German it’s Herne)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Herne: brief information about the city

The City of Herne, in German Herne, with a population size of about 158'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 51 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of North Rhine-Westphalia (The capital of the federated state is the City of Дюссельдорф). The population density of the city is 3'060 people per 1 km2.

§ Herne population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Herne versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Herne in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 157'368 30'101
Number of men, people 77'053 14'771
Number of women, people 80'315 15'330
City area, km2 51 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 3'060 411

§ Herne local time

The City of Herne, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Herne is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Herne

The major postal code in the City of Herne is 44623 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 44625, 44627, 44628, 44629, 44649, 44651, 44652, 44653.


§ City of Herne on the map

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§ City of Herne phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Herne, use its telephone code 2323. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 2323, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 2323 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 2323 1234123.



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