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For the hamlet with the same name in the Netherlands, see: Heers, Netherlands.
Vechmaal: Sint Martinus church
Vechmaal: Sint Martinus church
Flag of Heers
Coat of arms of Heers
Coat of arms
Heers is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°45′N 05°17′E / 50.750°N 5.283°E / 50.750; 5.283Coordinates: 50°45′N 05°17′E / 50.750°N 5.283°E / 50.750; 5.283
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Tongeren
 • Mayor Gerald Kindermans (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD
 • Total 53.07 km2 (20.49 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,103
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Postal codes 3870
Area codes 011
Website www.heers.be

Heers is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. Since 1971 it comprises the parishes Batsheers, Opheers, Veulen, Gutschoven and Mettekoven, and since 1977 also Mechelen-Bovelingen, Rukkelingen-Loon (which in 1971 had formed Bovelingen), Heks, Horpmaal, Vechmaal (which in 1971 had formed Heks), and Klein-Gelmen (which between 1971 and 1977 had been part of Gelmen, during those years a separate municipality of which the other parishes now belong to the municipality of Sint-Truiden).

Horpmaal, church: de Sint Lambertuskerk


External links[edit]

  • Media related to Heers at Wikimedia Commons
  • Site (personal) on Heers – Description of and historical information about each of the parishes of Heers (Dutch)