Novillars

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Novillars
Château de Novillars
Château de Novillars
Novillars is located in France
Novillars
Novillars
Coordinates: 47°17′11″N 6°07′49″E / 47.2864°N 6.1303°E / 47.2864; 6.1303Coordinates: 47°17′11″N 6°07′49″E / 47.2864°N 6.1303°E / 47.2864; 6.1303
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Marchaux
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Belluche
Area1 2.02 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,603
 • Density 790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25429 / 25220
Elevation 244–335 m (801–1,099 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.

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

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Noviallars lies 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of Besançon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 564 —    
1968 613 +8.7%
1975 1,803 +194.1%
1982 1,663 −7.8%
1990 1,610 −3.2%
1999 1,486 −7.7%
2008 1,603 +7.9%

The opening of a psychiatric hospital in 1968 tripled the population of the village.

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