Bure, Meuse

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Bure
Bure is located in France
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Bar-le-Duc
Canton Montiers-sur-Saulx
Intercommunality Haute Saulx
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Antoine
Area1 18.39 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 94
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55087 /55290
Elevation 298–399 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.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1850 356 —    
1882 290 −18.5%
1990 92 −68.3%
1999 85 −7.6%
2009 94 +10.6%

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