Héron

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Héron
Municipality
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Héron is located in Belgium
Héron
Héron
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°05′E / 50.550°N 5.083°E / 50.550; 5.083Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°05′E / 50.550°N 5.083°E / 50.550; 5.083
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Huy
Government
 • Mayor Eric Hautphenne (PSH)
 • Governing party/ies PSH, Renouveau
Area
 • Total 38.32 km2 (14.80 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 5,178
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Postal codes 4217, 4218
Area codes 085
Website www.heron.be

Héron is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège and the Huy-Ware district.

Geography[edit]

Héron is located on the river Mehaigne.

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Héron proper, Lavoir, Waret-l'Évêque, and Couthuin.

Demography[edit]

On January 1, 2006, Héron had a total population of 4,534. The total area is 38.32 km2 which gives a population density of 118 inhabitants per km2.

Facilities[edit]

Heron is home to Couthuin Airport.

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