Verdun

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Verdun
Verdun an the Meuse river
Verdun an the Meuse river
Verdun is locatit in Fraunce
Verdun
Verdun
Location within Grand Est region
Verdun is locatit in Grand Est
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
KintraFraunce
RegionGrand Est
DepairtmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
Govrenment
 • MayorSamuel Hazard
Area
1
31.03 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
18,327
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55545 /55100
Elevation194–330 m (636–1,083 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.
Imperial Ceety o Verdun

? – 1552
Coat o airms o Verdun
Coat o airms
StatusFree Imperial Ceety o the Haly Roman Empire
CaipitalVerdun
GovrenmentRepublic
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
Uncertain
 
1552 1552
• Peace o Westphalie
    recognises annexation
 
1648
Succeedit bi
Early modren Fraunce
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.