Montferrand-le-Château

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Montferrand-le-Château
Vue du belvédère de la chapelle Notre-Dame du Mont..jpg
Coat of arms of Montferrand-le-Château
Coat of arms
Montferrand-le-Château is located in France
Montferrand-le-Château
Montferrand-le-Château
Coordinates: 47°11′02″N 5°54′31″E / 47.1839°N 5.9086°E / 47.1839; 5.9086Coordinates: 47°11′02″N 5°54′31″E / 47.1839°N 5.9086°E / 47.1839; 5.9086
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Boussières
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Duchezeau
Area1 7.48 km2 (2.89 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,195
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25397 /25320
Elevation 223–371 m (732–1,217 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.

Montferrand-le-Château is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune lies 10 km (6.2 mi) from Besançon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 875 —    
1968 974 +11.3%
1975 1,452 +49.1%
1982 1,612 +11.0%
1990 1,724 +6.9%
1999 1,896 +10.0%
2008 2,179 +14.9%
2008 2,195 +0.7%

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