Ranchot

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Ranchot =
Ranchot          = is located in France
Ranchot          =
Ranchot =
Coordinates: 47°09′03″N 5°43′23″E / 47.1508°N 5.7231°E / 47.1508; 5.7231Coordinates: 47°09′03″N 5°43′23″E / 47.1508°N 5.7231°E / 47.1508; 5.7231
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Dole
Canton Dampierre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Éric Montignon
Area1 6.91 km2 (2.67 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 480
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39451 / 39700
Elevation 209–262 m (686–860 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Ranchot is a small Jura village on the Doubs river. It is situated on the D673 (previously Route nationale 73) between Dole and Besançon, 5 km from the A36 autoroute junction 2.1.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 264 —    
1806 204 −22.7%
1821 245 +20.1%
1831 273 +11.4%
1841 310 +13.6%
1851 302 −2.6%
1861 358 +18.5%
1872 383 +7.0%
1881 360 −6.0%
1891 347 −3.6%
1901 312 −10.1%
1911 302 −3.2%
1921 260 −13.9%
1931 244 −6.2%
1946 265 +8.6%
1954 265 +0.0%
1962 281 +6.0%
1968 331 +17.8%
1975 356 +7.6%
1982 331 −7.0%
1990 348 +5.1%
1999 439 +26.1%
2006 485 +10.5%
2012 480 −1.0%


History[edit]

There is evidence of Gallo-Roman occupation (Roman roads in certain fields in the commune). In the 13th century, Ranchot was made a dependendence of Rans. The village was devastated by wars and plague in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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