Morbier

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For the cheese, see Morbier cheese.
Morbier
Morbier is located in France
Morbier
Morbier
Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 6°01′03″E / 46.5375°N 6.0175°E / 46.5375; 6.0175Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 6°01′03″E / 46.5375°N 6.0175°E / 46.5375; 6.0175
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Saint-Claude
Canton Morez
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Daniel Flament
Area
 • Land1 34.84 km2 (13.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,383
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39367 / 39400
Elevation 650–1,180 m (2,130–3,870 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.

Morbier is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

From 1680 to 1920, Morbier was, with Morez, the center of Comtoise clock production.

Demographics[edit]

Date of Population
1793 1800 1806 1820 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
1880 1880 1903 - 1911 2042 2090 2087 1978 1944
1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
1880 1660 1681 1681 1657 1577 1545 1573 1719
1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
1456 1466 1433 1002 1060 1020 966 886 1123
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004 - -
1217 1273 1547 1667 1964 2069 - - -
For the census of 1962 to 1999 the official population corresponds with the population without duplicates according to the INSEE.

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