Audincourt

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Audincourt
Coat of arms of Audincourt
Coat of arms
Audincourt is located in France
Audincourt
Audincourt
Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 6°50′25″E / 47.4836°N 6.8403°E / 47.4836; 6.8403Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 6°50′25″E / 47.4836°N 6.8403°E / 47.4836; 6.8403
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Montbéliard
Canton Audincourt
Intercommunality Pays de Montbéliard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martial Bourquin
Area1 8.76 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 14,787
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25031 /25400
Elevation 314–417 m (1,030–1,368 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.

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

History[edit]

Audincourt belongs to the County of Montbéliard which became part of France in 1793, during the French Revolutionary Wars. At that time Audincourt was called Adincoürt.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 660 —    
1800 535 −18.9%
1806 734 +37.2%
1821 936 +27.5%
1831 1,265 +35.1%
1836 1,432 +13.2%
1841 1,627 +13.6%
1846 2,024 +24.4%
1851 2,144 +5.9%
1856 2,513 +17.2%
1861 2,864 +14.0%
1866 3,236 +13.0%
1872 3,724 +15.1%
1876 4,258 +14.3%
1881 4,599 +8.0%
1886 4,865 +5.8%
1891 5,228 +7.5%
1896 5,482 +4.9%
1901 7,347 +34.0%
1906 7,633 +3.9%
1911 8,694 +13.9%
1921 8,760 +0.8%
1926 9,648 +10.1%
1931 9,918 +2.8%
1936 9,720 −2.0%
1946 9,040 −7.0%
1954 10,282 +13.7%
1962 12,433 +20.9%
1968 13,488 +8.5%
1975 18,578 +37.7%
1982 17,454 −6.1%
1990 16,361 −6.3%
1999 15,537 −5.0%
2008 14,534 −6.5%
2012 14,787 +1.7%

Economy[edit]

An iron foundry was established early in the nineteenth century to refine the ore from the rich mines near Bethoncourt.

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