Longechaux

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Longechaux
Longechaux is located in France
Longechaux
Longechaux
Coordinates: 47°09′54″N 6°25′49″E / 47.165°N 6.4303°E / 47.165; 6.4303Coordinates: 47°09′54″N 6°25′49″E / 47.165°N 6.4303°E / 47.165; 6.4303
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Vercel-Villedieu-le-Camp
Intercommunality Pays de Pierrefontaine-Vercel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Samuel Vergey
Area
 • Land1 5.13 km2 (1.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 55
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25342 / 25690
Elevation 699–820 m (2,293–2,690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is 5 km (3.1 mi) from Vercel on a plateau near a forest.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 82 —    
1968 82 +0.0%
1975 74 −9.8%
1982 58 −21.6%
1990 51 −12.1%
1999 53 +3.9%
2008 55 +3.8%

Economy[edit]

Agriculture and the dairy industry remain the principal activities of the village.

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