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The church in Héric
The church in Héric
Coat of arms of Héric
Coat of arms
Héric is located in France
Coordinates: 47°24′48″N 1°39′02″W / 47.4133°N 1.6506°W / 47.4133; -1.6506Coordinates: 47°24′48″N 1°39′02″W / 47.4133°N 1.6506°W / 47.4133; -1.6506
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Châteaubriant
Canton Nort-sur-Erdre
Intercommunality Erdre et Gesvres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lionel Lardeux
Area1 73.93 km2 (28.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,813
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44073 /44810
Elevation 17–66 m (56–217 ft)
Website http://www.heric.fr/

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Héric is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

One of its most famous citizens is Paul Tessier, father of craniofacial surgery.

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