Ariège (depairtment)

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Ariège
Coat o airms o Ariège
Coat o airms
Location o Ariège in Fraunce
Location o Ariège in Fraunce
Coordinates: 43°00′N 1°30′E / 43.000°N 1.500°E / 43.000; 1.500Coordinates: 43°00′N 1°30′E / 43.000°N 1.500°E / 43.000; 1.500
KintraFraunce
RegionMidi-Pyrénées
PrefecturFoix
SubprefectursPamiers
Saint-Girons
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilAugustin Bonrepaux (PS)
Area
 • Total4,890 km2 (1,890 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot152,366
 • Rank96t
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment number09
Arrondissements3
Cantons13
Communes332
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Ariège (French pronunciation: ​[aʁjɛʒ]; Occitan: Arièja) is a depairtment in the Midi-Pyrénées region o soothwestren Fraunce named efter the Ariège River.