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Érize-la-Brûlée

Érize-la-Brûlée
Érize-la-Brûlée
Érize-la-Brûlée

Coordinates: 48°51′02″N 5°17′03″E / 48.8506°N 5.2842°E / 48.8506; 5.2842Coordinates: 48°51′02″N 5°17′03″E / 48.8506°N 5.2842°E / 48.8506; 5.2842

Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Bar-le-Duc
Canton Vavincourt
Intercommunality Communauté de communes entre Aire et Meuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles Purson
Area
 • Land1 10.82 km2 (4.18 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 193
 • Population2 density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 55175 / 55260
Elevation 278–363 m (912–1,191 ft)
(avg. 282 m or 925 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.

Érize-la-Brûlée is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

It is located 80km south-west of Metz and north-west of Nancy. Nearby settlements include Érize-Saint-Dizier, Rumont, Raival, Érize-la-Petite, and Chaumont-sur-Aire.

Its name derives from the name of the local river L'Ezrule (in Latin, Ericia). The suffix 'la-Brûlée', meaning 'burnt', may date back to 1247 when the village was destroyed by invaders. [1]

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