Vandoncourt

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Vandoncourt
Town hall and school
Town hall and school
Coat of arms of Vandoncourt
Coat of arms
Vandoncourt is located in France
Vandoncourt
Vandoncourt
Coordinates: 47°28′04″N 6°54′07″E / 47.4678°N 6.9019°E / 47.4678; 6.9019Coordinates: 47°28′04″N 6°54′07″E / 47.4678°N 6.9019°E / 47.4678; 6.9019
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Doubs
Arrondissement Montbéliard
Canton Hérimoncourt
Intercommunality Pays de Montbéliard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Vernier
Area1 8.57 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 841
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 25586 /25230
Elevation 370–611 m (1,214–2,005 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Vandoncourt lies 4.5 km (2.8 mi) southeast of Hérimoncourt and 7 km (4.3 mi) from the Swiss border. It occupies a transitional position between the Vosges Mountains and Alsace to the north and the Jura mountains on the south, Switzerland on the east and the plain of the Saône River on the west.

It is perched on a high plateau, which dominates the region.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1748 347 —    
1900 756 +117.9%
1962 539 −28.7%
1968 557 +3.3%
1975 605 +8.6%
1982 594 −1.8%
1990 605 +1.9%
1999 626 +3.5%
2008 819 +30.8%
2012 841 +2.7%

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