Roche-lez-Beaupré

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Roche-lez-Beaupré
Roche-lez-Beaupré and the weir on the Doubs river
Roche-lez-Beaupré and the weir on the Doubs river
Location of Roche-lez-Beaupré
Roche-lez-Beaupré is located in France
Roche-lez-Beaupré
Roche-lez-Beaupré
Roche-lez-Beaupré is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
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
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementBesançon
CantonBesançon-5
IntercommunalityGrand Besançon Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Courbet
Area
1
5.63 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,108
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25495 /25220
Elevation242–339 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.

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
YearPop.±%
19621,091—    
19681,170+7.2%
19751,372+17.3%
19821,586+15.6%
19901,663+4.9%
19992,062+24.0%
20082,070+0.4%
20122,024−2.2%

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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