Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°33′N 05°05′E / 50.550°N 5.083°ECoordinates: 50°33′N 05°05′E / 50.550°N 5.083°E|
|• Mayor||Eric Hautphenne (PSH)|
|• Governing party/ies||PSH, Renouveau|
|• Total||38.32 km2 (14.80 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||140/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||4217, 4218|
Héron is located on the river Mehaigne.
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Héron proper, Lavoir, Waret-l'Évêque, and Couthuin.
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.
Heron is home to Couthuin Airport.
- Saint Hubertus church in Lavoir
- Potesta castle in Envoz
- Typical old farm in Héron (17th century).
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)