Meuse (depairtment)

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Meuse
Prefectur biggin o the Meuse depairtment, in Bar-le-Duc
Prefectur biggin o the Meuse depairtment, in Bar-le-Duc
Coat o airms o Meuse
Coat o airms
Location o Meuse in Fraunce
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
KintraFraunce
RegionLorraine
PrefecturBar-le-Duc
SubprefectursCommercy
Verdun
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilChristian Namy
Area
 • Total6,211 km2 (2,398 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot192,198
 • Rank88t
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer55
Arrondissements3
Cantons31
Communes498
^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.