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Meuse
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Meuse depairtment, in Bar-le-Duc

Coat of arms
Location o Meuse in Fraunce
Coordinates: 49°00′N 05°20′E / 49.000°N 5.333°E / 49.000; 5.333Coordinates: 49°00′N 05°20′E / 49.000°N 5.333°E / 49.000; 5.333
Kintra Fraunce
Region Lorraine
Prefectur Bar-le-Duc
Subprefecturs Commercy
Verdun
Government
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Christian Namy
Area1
 • Total 6,211 km2 (2,398 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 192,198
 • Rank 88t
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 55
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 31
Communes 498
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Meuse (French pronunciation: [møz]) is a depairtment in northeast Fraunce, named efter the River Meuse.