Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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The department has no specific flag.
Traditional provinces: Lorraine, Champagne
Bordering departments: Ardennes, Marne, Haute-Marne, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Vosges
Bordering country: Belgium (province of Luxembourg)
Area: 6,216 km2
Population (1995): 194,000 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Commercy, Verdun
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 31 cantons, 482 communes.
The department is named after the river Meuse [Dutch, Maas] (950 km).
by Jaume Ollé