Torpes, Doubs

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Torpes
Chateau
Chateau
Torpes is located in France
Torpes
Torpes
Coordinates: 47°10′12″N 5°53′28″E / 47.17°N 5.8911°E / 47.17; 5.8911Coordinates: 47°10′12″N 5°53′28″E / 47.17°N 5.8911°E / 47.17; 5.8911
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Besançon
Canton Boussières
Intercommunality Grand Besançon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Mairey
Area1 5.55 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,023
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25564 /25320
Elevation 220–350 m (720–1,150 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Torpe lies 2 km (1.2 mi) northwest of Boussières in the valley of the Doubs River. It is perched on a plateau 20 to 40 m above the river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 467 —    
1968 469 +0.4%
1975 509 +8.5%
1982 566 +11.2%
1990 580 +2.5%
1999 713 +22.9%
2008 849 +19.1%
2012 1,023 +20.5%

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