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Country  Belgium
Postal codes  4650-4654
Province  Liège
Area code  087
Region  Wallonia
Area codes  087
Area  56.84 km²
Local time  Friday 4:03 PM
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Weather  11°C, Wind NE at 6 km/h, 49% Humidity
Community  French Community of Belgium
Arrondissement  Arrondissement of Verviers

Herve is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liège. On January 1, 2006 Herve had a total population of 16,772. The total area is 56.84 square kilometres (21.95 sq mi) which gives a population density of 295 inhabitants per km².


Map of Herve, Belgium

It is famed for its Herve cheese.

Municipal merger

On January 1, 1977, the municipality of Herve was merged with Battice, Bolland, Chaineux, Charneux, Grand-Rechain, Julémont and Xhendelesse under the name of "City of Herve" ("Ville de Herve" in French). Herve is currently constituted of 11 villages: Battice, Bolland, Bruyères, Chaineux, Charneux, Grand-Rechain, Herve, José, Julémont, Manaihant, Xhendelesse.

There are a number of smaller villages in the Herve region, such as Hacboister.


  • The church St Jean-Baptiste: built in the 17th century. The tower, with a height of 49 metres (161 ft), dates back to the 13th century. The bell tower is a distinctively crooked spire, in order to offer better resistance to the wind. The church was classed as a historic monument in 1934.
  • References

    Herve Wikipedia

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