Herne is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Ruhr area, directly between the cities of Bochum and Gelsenkirchen. Notable business: Heitkamp BauHolding, founded 1892, specialised construction work in different construction business areas. Herne is twinned with: • Hénin-Beaumont, France • Wakefield, England, United Kingdom • Altagracia, Nicaragua • Moyogalpa, Nicaragua • Belgorod, Russia • Eisleben, Germany • Konin, Poland • Beşiktaş, Turkey • Luzhou, China.
Herne has a population of over 155,851 people. Herne is the #393 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.7388 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.