Ariège (depairtment)

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Ariège
Depairtment
Coat o airms o Ariège
Coat o airms
Location o Ariège in Fraunce
Location o Ariège in Fraunce
Kintra Fraunce
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Prefectur Foix
Subprefecturs Pamiers
Saint-Girons
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Augustin Bonrepaux (PS)
Area1
 • Total 4,890 km2 (1,890 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Tot 152,366
 • Rank 96t
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment number 09
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 13
Communes 332
^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.