Fougerolles, Haute-Saône

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Fougerolles is located in France
Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 6°24′12″E / 47.8861°N 6.4033°E / 47.8861; 6.4033Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 6°24′12″E / 47.8861°N 6.4033°E / 47.8861; 6.4033
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Lure
Canton Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse
Area1 51.12 km2 (19.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,062
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 70245 /70220
Elevation 276–569 m (906–1,867 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.

Fougerolles is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. It is known for its kirsch and griottines.


Fougerolles is a fairly large town of 5112 hectares, making it the largest municipality of Haute-Saône after Champlitte. It borders the Lorraine region.

The city is bisected by the Combeauté River, which descends from the neighbouring commune of Le Val-d'Ajol.

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