Fontain

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Fontain
Dairy
Dairy
Coat of arms of Fontain
Coat of arms
Fontain is located in France
Fontain
Fontain
Coordinates: 47°11′58″N 6°01′37″E / 47.1994°N 6.0269°E / 47.1994; 6.0269Coordinates: 47°11′58″N 6°01′37″E / 47.1994°N 6.0269°E / 47.1994; 6.0269
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Besançon-Sud
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Dillschneider
Area1 16.27 km2 (6.28 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 978
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25245 /25660
Elevation 340–511 m (1,115–1,677 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 320 —    
1968 325 +1.6%
1975 475 +46.2%
1982 647 +36.2%
1990 721 +11.4%
1999 792 +9.8%
2008 944 +19.2%
2012 978 +3.6%

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