Coordinates: 49°09′43″N 5°23′15″E / 49.162°N 5.3876°E / 49.162; 5.3876
Imperial City of Verdun
Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
? – 1552

Coat of arms

Capital Verdun
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
- Established Uncertain Enter start year
- Three Bishoprics
annexed by France

1552 1552
- Peace of Westphalia
recognises annexation

Today part of France

Verdun (; medieval German: Wirten, official name before 1970 Verdun-sur-Meuse) is a city in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

Verdun is the biggest city in Meuse, although the capital of the department is the slightly smaller city of Bar-le-Duc.

Read more about Verdun:  History, Battle of Verdun (1792), Verdun in 1819, Battle of Verdun (First World War), Cemetery and Memorial, Notable People, Landmarks