Bure, Meuse

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Bure
Location of Bure
Bure is located in France
Bure
Bure
Bure is located in Grand Est
Bure
Bure
Coordinates: 48°30′20″N 5°21′27″E / 48.5056°N 5.3575°E / 48.5056; 5.3575Coordinates: 48°30′20″N 5°21′27″E / 48.5056°N 5.3575°E / 48.5056; 5.3575
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementBar-le-Duc
CantonLigny-en-Barrois
IntercommunalityHaute Saulx
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Antoine
Area
1
18.39 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population
(2009)2
94
 • Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55087 /55290
Elevation298–399 m (978–1,309 ft)
(avg. 335 m or 1,099 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.

Bure is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

It hosts the Meuse/Haute Marne Underground Research Laboratory for radioactive waste storage. Its population as of 2009 is 94.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1850356—    
1882290−18.5%
199092−68.3%
199985−7.6%
200994+10.6%

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