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Verdun
Verdun an the Meuse river
Verdun an the Meuse river
Verdun is located in Fraunce
Verdun
Verdun
Coordinates: 49°09′43″N 5°23′15″E / 49.162°N 5.3876°E / 49.162; 5.3876Coordinates: 49°09′43″N 5°23′15″E / 49.162°N 5.3876°E / 49.162; 5.3876
Kintra Fraunce
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Depairtment Meuse
Arrondissement Verdun
Govrenment
 • Mayor Samuel Hazard
Aurie
 • Land1 31.03 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 18,327
INSEE/Postal code 55545 / 55100
Elevation 194–330 m (636–1,083 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.
Imperial Ceety o Verdun
Free Imperial Ceety o the Haly Roman Empire
? – 1552


Coat o airms

Caipital Verdun
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Established Uncertain Enter stairt year
 -  Three Bishoprics
    annexed bi Fraunce
 
1552 1552
 -  Peace o Westphalie
    recognises annexation
 
1648
The day pairt o  Fraunce

Verdun (French pronunciation: [vɛʁ.dœ̃]; medieval German: Wirten, offeecial name afore 1970 Verdun-sur-Meuse) is a smaw ceety in the Meuse depairtment in Lorraine in north-eastren Fraunce.