Les Éparges

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Les Éparges
Les Éparges is located in France
Les Éparges
Les Éparges
Coordinates: 49°03′57″N 5°35′41″E / 49.0658°N 5.5947°E / 49.0658; 5.5947Coordinates: 49°03′57″N 5°35′41″E / 49.0658°N 5.5947°E / 49.0658; 5.5947
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Verdun
Canton Canton of Fresnes-en-Woëvre
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fresnes en Woëvre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Pancher
Area
 • Land1 9.52 km2 (3.68 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 58
 • Population2 density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 55172 / 55160
Elevation 255–382 m (837–1,253 ft)
(avg. 267 m or 876 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Les Éparges is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

A ridge to the east of the village was the site of a fierce battle during World War I, and there are many memorials and monuments in the area.

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