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Heist-op-den-Berg is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp.

The city is the capital of the electoral and judicial canton canton Heist-op-den-Berg.Heist-op-den-Berg knows thanks to its relatively large surface variation in the landscape:

Central and prominent in the landscape is the "Mountain Heist" (one witness hill) with a height of 48 m hill is the second highest natural point in the province of Antwerp. (Beerzel has the highest point of 51.60 m).

The municipality is generally still quite pleasant, especially in the north of the municipality (Itegem and Wiekevorst) agriculture is still prominent. Forest and heath are found in the Averegten to Hallaar, the mountain forest on top of the mountain and the Heistse Itegemse Heath. The Grote Nete, almost straight through the town flows is an important source of biodiversity, both in and around the water. In order to preserve this biodiversity is the piece between the Nete Lodijkbrug and Nieuwendijk Bridge protected.

Heist-op-den-Berg, however, together with a closed Hallaar agglomeration, with the south of the industrial park of Heist.

  • Last visit to Heist-op-den-Berg: May 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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