Verdun, Ariège

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Verdun
Commune
The church in Verdun
The church in Verdun
Verdun is located in France
Verdun
Verdun
Location within Occitanie region
Verdun is located in Occitanie
Verdun
Verdun
Coordinates: 42°47′43″N 1°41′20″E / 42.7953°N 1.6889°E / 42.7953; 1.6889Coordinates: 42°47′43″N 1°41′20″E / 42.7953°N 1.6889°E / 42.7953; 1.6889
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Haute-Ariège
Intercommunality Vallées d'Ax
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Keff
Area1 11.71 km2 (4.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 233
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 09328 /09310
Elevation 513–1,461 m (1,683–4,793 ft)
(avg. 548 m or 1,798 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.

Verdun is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Verdun is located in the upper Ariège valley, in the Pyrénées.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Verdun are called Verdunois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962173—    
1968210+21.4%
1975184−12.4%
1982160−13.0%
1990154−3.7%
1999183+18.8%
2008233+27.3%

Sights[edit]

The village contains a Romanesque medieval church.

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