Saône, Doubs

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Saône
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saône
Coat of arms
Saône is located in France
Saône
Saône
Coordinates: 47°13′32″N 6°07′07″E / 47.2256°N 6.1186°E / 47.2256; 6.1186Coordinates: 47°13′32″N 6°07′07″E / 47.2256°N 6.1186°E / 47.2256; 6.1186
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Besançon-Sud
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Viennet
Area1 20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,189
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 25532 / 25660
Elevation 370–495 m (1,214–1,624 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune lies 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Besançon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 942 —    
1968 1,341 +42.4%
1975 1,943 +44.9%
1982 2,200 +13.2%
1990 2,412 +9.6%
1999 2,728 +13.1%
2008 3,189 +16.9%
2009 3,225 +1.1%

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