Roche-lez-Beaupré

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Roche-lez-Beaupré
Train station
Train station
Roche-lez-Beaupré is located in France
Roche-lez-Beaupré
Roche-lez-Beaupré
Coordinates: 47°16′37″N 6°06′54″E / 47.2769°N 6.115°E / 47.2769; 6.115Coordinates: 47°16′37″N 6°06′54″E / 47.2769°N 6.115°E / 47.2769; 6.115
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Marchaux
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Courbet
Area1 5.63 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,024
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25495 /25220
Elevation 242–339 m (794–1,112 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.

Roche-lez-Beaupré is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune lies 9 km (5.6 mi) northeast of Besançon on the banks of the Doubs River.

History[edit]

The commune was known as Roche until 1934.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,091 —    
1968 1,170 +7.2%
1975 1,372 +17.3%
1982 1,586 +15.6%
1990 1,663 +4.9%
1999 2,062 +24.0%
2008 2,070 +0.4%
2012 2,024 −2.2%

Transportation[edit]

The commune is served by the railroad, national highway 83, and the navigable Doubs River.

Economy[edit]

Industries including fertilizer and metalworking have been established in the commune.

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