Briaucourt, Haute-Saône

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Briaucourt is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Briaucourt is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 47°49′28″N 6°15′01″E / 47.8244°N 6.2503°E / 47.8244; 6.2503Coordinates: 47°49′28″N 6°15′01″E / 47.8244°N 6.2503°E / 47.8244; 6.2503
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Lure
Canton Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse
Area1 9.83 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 248
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 70097 /70800
Elevation 227–294 m (745–965 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.

Briaucourt is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.


The Lanterne River flows through the commune. To the South it borders the communes of Velorcey, Abelcourt, [[Sainte-Marie-en-Chaux, from southeast to southwest, respectively. To the west it borders the communes of Ormoiche and Francalmont. To the east, Conflans-sur-Lanterne. To the north it borders Ainville, and to the northeast, Plainemont. Out of these, two of them are in different cantons, Plainemont, which is in the Canton Port-sur-Saône, and the Commune of Ormoiche, which is in the Canton of Luxeuil-les-Bains.

Notable people[edit]

Mayors of Briaucourt[edit]

  • Raymond Py (2001-2003, Indpendant)
  • Denis Laurent (2003-Present, The Republicans)

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