Longeville

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Longeville
Commune
Longeville is located in France
Longeville
Longeville
Coordinates: 47°01′55″N 6°13′42″E / 47.0319°N 6.2283°E / 47.0319; 6.2283Coordinates: 47°01′55″N 6°13′42″E / 47.0319°N 6.2283°E / 47.0319; 6.2283
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Ornans
Intercommunality Canton of Amancey-Loue-Lison
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Vouillot
Area1 9.46 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 158
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25346 /25330
Elevation 540–930 m (1,770–3,050 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Longeville is a long, narrow village, as its name implies. It is the highest commune in the canton.

The cliffs of the Capucin and Mont Belvoir at 850 m dominate the valley of the Loue River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 192 —    
1968 195 +1.6%
1975 163 −16.4%
1982 141 −13.5%
1990 145 +2.8%
1999 134 −7.6%
2008 145 +8.2%
2012 158 +9.0%

Economy[edit]

Cheese production is an important industry, particularly Comté, a hard cheese made of cow's milk similar to Gruyère.

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