Buffard

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Buffard
The church in Buffard
The church in Buffard
Location of Buffard
Buffard is located in France
Buffard
Buffard
Buffard is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Buffard
Buffard
Coordinates: 47°02′15″N 5°49′32″E / 47.0375°N 5.8256°E / 47.0375; 5.8256Coordinates: 47°02′15″N 5°49′32″E / 47.0375°N 5.8256°E / 47.0375; 5.8256
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementBesançon
CantonSaint-Vit
IntercommunalityCanton of Quingey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Paillard
Area
1
8.1 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
163
 • Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25098 /25440
Elevation236–450 m (774–1,476 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962119—    
1968149+25.2%
1975110−26.2%
1982126+14.5%
1990147+16.7%
1999135−8.2%
2008162+20.0%
2012155−4.3%

Personalities[edit]

Armand-Émile Mathey-Doret (born 1853 in Besançon, Doubs – 1931 in Buffard) was the only French artist to be allowed by Queen Victoria to make pictures of her.[2] He received the French Legion of Honor in 1901. He was elected Mayor circa 1908. His art-works are at the following museums held at the Hermitage Museum (Lord Warton), Le Louvre (portrait de Charles 1er d'Angleterre / Ruppert de bavière et son frère), and Windsor Castle (Rubens).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Racines comtoises Archived July 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine (in French)