Levier

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Levier
Town center
Town center
Levier is located in France
Levier
Levier
Coordinates: 46°57′15″N 6°07′10″E / 46.9542°N 6.1194°E / 46.9542; 6.1194Coordinates: 46°57′15″N 6°07′10″E / 46.9542°N 6.1194°E / 46.9542; 6.1194
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Pontarlier
Canton Levier
Intercommunality Altitude 800
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Albert Jeannin
Area1 37.60 km2 (14.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,934
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25334 / 25270
Elevation 679–901 m (2,228–2,956 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.

Levier is a French Commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Levier is located 20 km (12 mi) from Pontarlier, 45 km (28 mi) from Besançon, and 14 km (8.7 mi) from the TGV station at Frasne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,332 —    
1968 1,395 +4.7%
1975 1,446 +3.7%
1982 1,619 +12.0%
1990 1,785 +10.3%
1999 1,700 −4.8%
2005 1,881 +10.6%

Economy[edit]

The economy is based on forestry.

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