Bierbeek is a municipality
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located in the Belgian
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province of Flemish Brabant
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. The municipality comprises the towns of Bierbeek proper, Korbeek-Lo, Lovenjoel and Opvelp. On January 1, 2006 Bierbeek had a total population of 9,147. The total area is 39.73 km² which gives a population density
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of 230 inhabitants per km².
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