Montfaucon, Doubs

Montfaucon is an affluent commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Montfaucon
The church in Montfaucon

Coat of arms
Location of Montfaucon
Montfaucon
Montfaucon
Coordinates: 47°14′07″N 6°04′50″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementBesançon
CantonBesançon-5
IntercommunalityGrand Besançon Métropole
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Pierre Contoz
Area
1
7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,576
  Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25395 /25660
Elevation240–614 m (787–2,014 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Montfaucon lies 7 km (4.3 mi) southeast of Besançon in the valley of the Doubs River.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962355    
1968510+43.7%
1975946+85.5%
19821,055+11.5%
19901,262+19.6%
19991,372+8.7%
20081,478+7.7%
20121,496+1.2%

See also

References

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


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