Morbier

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Morbier
Viaduct
Viaduct
Morbier is located in France
Morbier
Morbier
Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 6°01′03″E / 46.5375°N 6.0175°E / 46.5375; 6.0175Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 6°01′03″E / 46.5375°N 6.0175°E / 46.5375; 6.0175
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Saint-Claude
Canton Morez
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Daniel Flament
Area1 34.84 km2 (13.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,383
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39367 / 39400
Elevation 650–1,180 m (2,130–3,870 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.

Morbier is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

From 1680 to 1920, Morbier was, with Morez, the center of Comtoise clock production.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,880 —    
1806 1,903 +1.2%
1821 1,911 +0.4%
1831 2,042 +6.9%
1841 2,087 +2.2%
1851 1,944 −6.9%
1861 1,660 −14.6%
1872 1,681 +1.3%
1881 1,577 −6.2%
1891 1,573 −0.3%
1901 1,456 −7.4%
1911 1,433 −1.6%
1921 1,002 −30.1%
1931 1,020 +1.8%
1946 886 −13.1%
1954 1,123 +26.7%
1962 1,217 +8.4%
1968 1,273 +4.6%
1975 1,547 +21.5%
1982 1,667 +7.8%
1990 1,964 +17.8%
1999 2,069 +5.3%
2006 2,383 +15.2%
2012 2,290 −3.9%

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