Herve (French pronunciation: [ɛʁv]; Limburgish: Herf; Walloon: Heve) is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Liège, Belgium. On January 1, 2018 Herve had a total population of 17,598. The total area is 56.84 square kilometres (21.95 sq mi) which gives a population density of 310 inhabitants per km².
|• Mayor||Marc Drouguet (Herve Demain)|
|• Governing party/ies||Herve Demain|
|• Total||56.84 km2 (21.95 sq mi)|
|• Density||310/km2 (800/sq mi)|
It is famed for its Herve cheese.
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 (district of Bolland).
- The Church of St John the Baptist: 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.
- Château de Bolland: a mediaeval château largely rebuilt in the 17th century
- "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.