Traves, Haute-Saône

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Church of Traves
Church of Traves
Traves is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Traves is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 47°36′47″N 5°58′18″E / 47.6131°N 5.9717°E / 47.6131; 5.9717Coordinates: 47°36′47″N 5°58′18″E / 47.6131°N 5.9717°E / 47.6131; 5.9717
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Vesoul
Canton Scey-sur-Saône-et-Saint-Albin
Area1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 364
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 70504 /70360
Elevation 201–262 m (659–860 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.

Traves is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Notable residents[edit]

Former SS Standartenfuhrer Jochen Peiper bought property and lived near the village from 27 April 1972 until his murder 14 July 1976. One or more arsonists set his home afire, he was asphyxiated and his body burnt.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Major General Michael Reynolds (December 2009). "The Last Casualty". World War II History. Herndon, Virginia: Sovereign Media Company, Inc. 8 (7): 70–75, 94. ISSN 1539-5456. 

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