Valdoie

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Valdoie
A view of the bridge crossing the river and the church tower, visible at the bottom right
A view of the bridge crossing the river and the church tower, visible at the bottom right
Coat of arms of Valdoie
Coat of arms
Valdoie is located in France
Valdoie
Valdoie
Coordinates: 47°40′02″N 6°50′31″E / 47.6672°N 6.8419°E / 47.6672; 6.8419Coordinates: 47°40′02″N 6°50′31″E / 47.6672°N 6.8419°E / 47.6672; 6.8419
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Territoire de Belfort
Arrondissement Belfort
Canton Valdoie
Intercommunality Belfortaine
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Zumkeller
Area1 4.66 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,249
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 90099 /90300
Elevation 370–438 m (1,214–1,437 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.

Valdoie is a commune in the Territoire de Belfort department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in northeastern France. It is located to the North of the city of Belfort and comprises part of greater Belfort.

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Valdoie is situated on the Savoureuse River. The name is thought to have come from combining the Latin word Vadum (meaning shallow crossing) and the Celtic word Oye (meaning water or river).

Valdoie, church (église Saint-Joseph) with war monument

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