|Community association||Bar-le-Duc Sud Meuse|
|surface||10.71 km 2|
|Residents||950 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||89 inhabitants / km 2|
Town Hall (Mairie) of Velaines
Velaines is a French commune with 950 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Meuse department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Lorraine ). It belongs to the Bar-le-Duc arrondissement and is part of the canton of Ancerville . The inhabitants are called the Velainois .
Velaines is located 15 kilometers southeast of Bar-le-Duc on the Ornain River and the Canal de la Marne au Rhin . Velaines is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Tronville-en-Barrois in the north and west, Nançois-sur-Ornain in the north, Willeroncourt in the east and north-east, Ligny-en-Barrois in the south and east and Nant-le-Grand in the west and south-west.
The national route 135 runs through the municipality .
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Rémi church
- Le Patrimoine des Communes de la Meuse. Flohic Editions, Volume 1, Paris 1999, ISBN 2-84234-074-4 , pp. 562-564.