Métabief

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Métabief
The church in Métabief
The church in Métabief
Location of Métabief
Métabief is located in France
Métabief
Métabief
Métabief is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Métabief
Métabief
Coordinates: 46°46′27″N 6°21′09″E / 46.7742°N 6.3525°E / 46.7742; 6.3525Coordinates: 46°46′27″N 6°21′09″E / 46.7742°N 6.3525°E / 46.7742; 6.3525
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementPontarlier
CantonFrasne
IntercommunalityMont d'Or et des Deux Lacs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Deque
Area
1
5.76 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,206
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25380 /25370
Elevation923–1,419 m (3,028–4,656 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune lies 14 km (8.7 mi) northeast of Mouthe close to the Swiss border near Jougne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962123—    
1968165+34.1%
1975197+19.4%
1982250+26.9%
1990504+101.6%
1999691+37.1%
2008954+38.1%
20121,089+14.2%

Tourism[edit]

Métabief is known for its winter sports, but it is also a center for tourism in the summer with hiking, mountain biking, hang gliding, mountain climbing, and spelunking. It is one of the six communes that operate the Métabief-Mont-d'Or ski resort.

Gallery[edit]

The Morond, seen from Les Hôpitaux-Neufs
The church

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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