Loray

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Loray
The church in Loray
The church in Loray
Location of Loray
Loray is located in France
Loray
Loray
Loray is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Loray
Loray
Coordinates: 47°09′14″N 6°29′47″E / 47.1539°N 6.4964°E / 47.1539; 6.4964Coordinates: 47°09′14″N 6°29′47″E / 47.1539°N 6.4964°E / 47.1539; 6.4964
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementPontarlier
CantonValdahon
IntercommunalityPays de Pierrefontaine-Vercel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Pobelle
Area
1
14.39 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
508
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25249 /25390
Elevation500–971 m (1,640–3,186 ft)
(avg. 745 m or 2,444 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Loray lies 12 km (7.5 mi) south of Pierrefontaine, near Valdahon and Orchamps-Vennes at approximately 50 km (31 mi) east of Besançon on the road between Morteau and Besançon. Its highest point is the Roche-Barchey at 1000 m.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1841508—    
1845378−25.6%
1849567+50.0%
1962344−39.3%
1968356+3.5%
1975305−14.3%
1982365+19.7%
1990372+1.9%
1999404+8.6%
2008466+15.3%
2012489+4.9%

Its inhabitants are called Loraitins (or Cabas).

Nearby communes[edit]

The neighbouring communes are La Sommette, Flangebouche, Orchamps-Vennes, Plaimbois-Vennes, and Vennes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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