Hermance has an area, as of 2009, of 1.44 square kilometers . Of this area, 0.83 km2 or 57.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.19 km2 or 13.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.42 km2 or 29.2% is settled , 0.02 km2 or 1.4% is either rivers or lakes.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 22.2% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.5%. Power and water infrastructure as well as other special developed areas made up 1.4% of the area while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 1.4%. Out of the forested land, 10.4% of the total land area is heavily forested and 2.8% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 36.8% is used for growing crops and 5.6% is pastures, while 15.3% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the water in the municipality, 0.7% is in lakes and 0.7% is in rivers and streams.
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Hermance, Genf, Switzerland
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