Julvécourt

Julvécourt is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Julvécourt
Location of Julvécourt
Julvécourt is located in France
Julvécourt
Julvécourt
Julvécourt is located in Grand Est
Julvécourt
Julvécourt
Coordinates: 49°03′49″N 5°11′30″E / 49.0636°N 5.1917°ECoordinates: 49°03′49″N 5°11′30″E / 49.0636°N 5.1917°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonDieue-sur-Meuse
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Souilly
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Furaux
Area
1
8.7 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
65
 • Density7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55260 /55120
Elevation230–297 m (755–974 ft)
(avg. 245 m or 804 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

See also

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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