Rigney

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Rigney
Chateau of La Roche
Chateau of La Roche
Rigney is located in France
Rigney
Rigney
Coordinates: 47°23′20″N 6°10′36″E / 47.3889°N 6.1767°E / 47.3889; 6.1767Coordinates: 47°23′20″N 6°10′36″E / 47.3889°N 6.1767°E / 47.3889; 6.1767
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Marchaux
Intercommunality La Bussière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Menegain
Area1 9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 425
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25490 /25640
Elevation 227–436 m (745–1,430 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.


Rigney (formerly La Roche-sur-l'Ognon) is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. It is also the most likely place of origin of the first ducal family of the Duchy of Athens, the de la Roche.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 272 —    
1968 288 +5.9%
1975 285 −1.0%
1982 287 +0.7%
1990 346 +20.6%
1999 390 +12.7%
2008 429 +10.0%
2012 425 −0.9%

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