Verdun, Ariège

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Verdun
The church in Verdun
The church in Verdun
Verdun is located in France
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 Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Les Cabannes
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)
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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 173 —    
1968 210 +21.4%
1975 184 −12.4%
1982 160 −13.0%
1990 154 −3.7%
1999 183 +18.8%
2008 233 +27.3%

Sights[edit]

The village contains a Romanesque medieval church.

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