Bartherans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bartherans
Bartherans is located in France
Bartherans
Bartherans
Coordinates: 47°02′33″N 5°55′46″E / 47.0425°N 5.9294°E / 47.0425; 5.9294Coordinates: 47°02′33″N 5°55′46″E / 47.0425°N 5.9294°E / 47.0425; 5.9294
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Quingey
Intercommunality Canton of Quingey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Salvi
Area1 5.81 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 47
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25044 / 25440
Elevation 408–570 m (1,339–1,870 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.

Bartherans is a commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Bartherans is situated at 455 m of altitude approximately 23 km southwest of Besançon in a wooded valley.

Neighbouring communities are Montfort in the north, Échay and Myon in the east, Ivrey in the south, and Ronchaux in the west.

History[edit]

Gaspard Grandjean from the village founded a chapel devoted to Saint-Antoine and Hubert in 1586. The ruins of the crypt can still be seen in the cemetery.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 68 —    
1968 61 −10.3%
1975 41 −32.8%
1982 50 +22.0%
1990 46 −8.0%
1999 52 +13.0%
2008 47 −9.6%

Sights[edit]

There is a seventeenth-century manor house Mouret de Châtillon which is called le château, although it is not as grand as that name implies.

The 19th-century church boasts a bronze bell.

See also[edit]

References[edit]