Hérault

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Hérault
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Hérault depairtment, in Montpellier
Prefectur biggin o the Hérault depairtment, in Montpellier
Coat o airms o Hérault
Coat o airms
Location o Hérault in Fraunce
Location o Hérault in Fraunce
Coordinates: 43°21′N 3°13′E / 43.350°N 3.217°E / 43.350; 3.217Coordinates: 43°21′N 3°13′E / 43.350°N 3.217°E / 43.350; 3.217
Kintra Fraunce
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Prefectur Montpellier
Subprefecturs Béziers
Lodève
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil André Vezinhet (PS)
Aurie1
 • Tot 6,101 km2 (2,356 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Tot 896,441
 • Rank 22nt
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 34
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 49
Communes 343
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Hérault (French pronunciation: [eʁo]; Occitan: Erau) is a depairtment in the sooth o Fraunce named efter the Hérault river. It is pairt o the Languedoc-Roussillon region o the kintra.