Labergement-Sainte-Marie

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Labergement-Sainte-Marie
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Labergement-Sainte-Marie is located in France
Labergement-Sainte-Marie
Labergement-Sainte-Marie
Coordinates: 46°46′32″N 6°16′51″E / 46.7756°N 6.2808°E / 46.7756; 6.2808Coordinates: 46°46′32″N 6°16′51″E / 46.7756°N 6.2808°E / 46.7756; 6.2808
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Pontarlier
Canton Mouthe
Intercommunality Mont d'Or et les Deux Lacs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Page
Area1 22.12 km2 (8.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,034
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25320 / 25160
Elevation 846–1,054 m (2,776–3,458 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.

Labergement-Sainte-Marie is a commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 18 km (11 mi) south of Pontarlier on between the lakes of Remoray and Saint-Point. It is dominated by the Bois de Ban and the forests of Fuvelle and Grande Côte.

History[edit]

The commune was formed from two former communes Labergement-Sainte-Marie and Granges-Sainte-Marie in 1972. Both took their names from the Cistercian abbey of Mont-Sainte-Marie.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 541 —    
1968 541 +0.0%
1975 565 +4.4%
1982 702 +24.2%
1990 864 +23.1%
1999 920 +6.5%
2008 1,034 +12.4%

Tourism[edit]

The rich natural resources of the commune attract many visitors to the lakes and forests. There are numerous hotels, hostels, and furnished apartments available for the visitor, as well as a campground.

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