Samson, Doubs

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Samson
Samson is located in France
Samson
Samson
Coordinates: 47°03′15″N 5°52′47″E / 47.0542°N 5.8797°E / 47.0542; 5.8797Coordinates: 47°03′15″N 5°52′47″E / 47.0542°N 5.8797°E / 47.0542; 5.8797
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Saint-Vit
Intercommunality Canton of Quingey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Paul
Area1 1.95 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 86
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25528 /25440
Elevation 269–361 m (883–1,184 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.

Samson is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Samson lies 28 km (17 mi) south of Besançon on national highway 83.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 44 —    
1968 47 +6.8%
1975 33 −29.8%
1982 48 +45.5%
1990 70 +45.8%
1999 68 −2.9%
2008 71 +4.4%
2012 86 +21.1%

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