Chaux-des-Crotenay

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Chaux-des-Crotenay
Église Ste Marguerite de Chaux des Crotenay, Jura, France (recadrée).JPG
Coat of arms of Chaux-des-Crotenay
Coat of arms
Chaux-des-Crotenay is located in France
Chaux-des-Crotenay
Chaux-des-Crotenay
Coordinates: 46°39′30″N 5°58′05″E / 46.6583°N 5.9681°E / 46.6583; 5.9681Coordinates: 46°39′30″N 5°58′05″E / 46.6583°N 5.9681°E / 46.6583; 5.9681
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Les Planches-en-Montagne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Daniel Vionnet
Area1 11.67 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 409
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39129 / 39150
Elevation 560–859 m (1,837–2,818 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.

Chaux-des-Crotenay is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 545 —    
1806 560 +2.8%
1821 597 +6.6%
1831 623 +4.4%
1841 565 −9.3%
1851 570 +0.9%
1861 552 −3.2%
1872 502 −9.1%
1881 551 +9.8%
1891 552 +0.2%
1901 505 −8.5%
1911 496 −1.8%
1921 403 −18.8%
1931 453 +12.4%
1946 449 −0.9%
1954 487 +8.5%
1962 468 −3.9%
1968 454 −3.0%
1975 418 −7.9%
1982 394 −5.7%
1990 362 −8.1%
1999 375 +3.6%
2006 402 +7.2%
2012 409 +1.7%

Battle of Alesia[edit]

Danielle Porte, a professor at the Sorbonne, has argued that Chaux-des-Crotenay is the site of Alesia, the last major battle between the Gauls under Vercingetorix and the Romans under Julius Caesar.

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Panorama of Chaux-des-crotenay