Ardennes (depairtment)

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Ardennes
Prefectur biggin o the Ardennes depairtment, in Charleville-Mézières
Prefectur biggin o the Ardennes depairtment, in Charleville-Mézières
Banner o Ardennes
Banner
Coat o airms o Ardennes
Coat o airms
Location o Ardennes in Fraunce
Location o Ardennes in Fraunce
Coordinates: 49°30′N 4°40′E / 49.500°N 4.667°E / 49.500; 4.667Coordinates: 49°30′N 4°40′E / 49.500°N 4.667°E / 49.500; 4.667
KintraFraunce
RegionChampagne-Ardenne
PrefecturCharleville-Mézières
SubprefectursRethel
Sedan
Vouziers
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilBenoît Huré (UMP) (UMP)
Area
 • Total5,229 km2 (2,019 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot283,250
 • Rank77t
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ardennais or Ardennaises[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer08
Arrondissements4
Cantons19
Communes463
^1 French Land Register data, which excludes estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Ardennes (French pronunciation: ​[aʁ.dɛn]) is a department in the Champagne-Ardenne region o northeastren Fraunce named efter the Ardennes aurie.

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