Morez

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Morez
Viaducs de morez.JPG
Coat of arms of Morez
Coat of arms
Location of Morez
Morez is located in France
Morez
Morez
Morez is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Morez
Morez
Coordinates: 46°31′22″N 6°01′23″E / 46.5228°N 6.0231°E / 46.5228; 6.0231Coordinates: 46°31′22″N 6°01′23″E / 46.5228°N 6.0231°E / 46.5228; 6.0231
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
ArrondissementSaint-Claude
CantonMorez
CommuneHauts-de-Bienne
Area
1
9.67 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
4,982
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
39400
Elevation650–1,302 m (2,133–4,272 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.

Morez is a former commune of the Jura department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Hauts-de-Bienne.[1]

The town is mostly known for the manufacture of spectacles. From 1680 to 1920, Morez was with Morbier the center of Comtoise clock production.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,049—    
18061,291+23.1%
18211,694+31.2%
18312,067+22.0%
18412,726+31.9%
18513,153+15.7%
18614,762+51.0%
18725,178+8.7%
18815,542+7.0%
18915,124−7.5%
19015,449+6.3%
19115,928+8.8%
19215,100−14.0%
19314,981−2.3%
19464,691−5.8%
19545,588+19.1%
19625,777+3.4%
19686,408+10.9%
19756,811+6.3%
19826,739−1.1%
19906,957+3.2%
19996,144−11.7%
20065,462−11.1%
20125,982+9.5%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 29 December 2015