Saint-Maurice-Colombier

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Saint-Maurice-Colombier
Coat of arms of Saint-Maurice-Colombier
Coat of arms
Saint-Maurice-Colombier is located in France
Saint-Maurice-Colombier
Saint-Maurice-Colombier
Coordinates: 47°26′34″N 6°38′43″E / 47.4428°N 6.6453°E / 47.4428; 6.6453Coordinates: 47°26′34″N 6°38′43″E / 47.4428°N 6.6453°E / 47.4428; 6.6453
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Montbéliard
Canton L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs
Intercommunality Trois Cantons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Galliot
Area1 13.29 km2 (5.13 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 897
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25524 /25260
Elevation 292–491 m (958–1,611 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.

Saint-Maurice-Colombier is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune lies 7 km (4.3 mi) north of L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs.

History[edit]

The commune was formed by merging the former communes of Saint-Maurice-Échelotte and Colombier-Châtelot in 1972.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 538 —    
1968 568 +5.6%
1975 598 +5.3%
1982 742 +24.1%
1990 729 −1.8%
1999 719 −1.4%
2008 886 +23.2%
2012 897 +1.2%

Famous people[edit]

Marcel CORNUEL, Karate master, awarded by a governmental medal for his contribution in sports, died on September 24, 2014, in Saint-Maurice-Colombier, at the age of 84.

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