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Couthenans is located in France
Coordinates: 47°35′29″N 6°43′34″E / 47.5914°N 6.7261°E / 47.5914; 6.7261Coordinates: 47°35′29″N 6°43′34″E / 47.5914°N 6.7261°E / 47.5914; 6.7261
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Lure
Canton Héricourt-Ouest
Area1 1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 820
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 70184 / 70400
Elevation 331–480 m (1,086–1,575 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.

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


Couthenans is the birthplace of:

  • Pierre Jacques Dormoy (1825 - 1892) a Protestant engineer, inventor, industry captain, the creator of the Dormoy foundries as well as a political and economic personality in Bordeaux.

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