Herne (hĕr´nə), city (1994 pop. 180,540), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, a port on the Rhine-Herne Canal. It is an industrial center of the Ruhr district, with foundries. Manufactures include textiles, chemicals, machinery, and beer. Since 1975 the city has included Wanne-Eickel (a neighboring port on the canal), which was formed in 1926 by merging Wanne (first mentioned AD 890) and Eickel (first mentioned 1150).
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Herne Bay (hûrn), town (1991 pop. 26,523), Kent, SE England. It is a resort with 7 mi (11 km) of coast and 5 mi (8 km) of promenades. The town developed after a railroad was built in 1833.
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