Vescles

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Vescles
Ruins of the Château d'Oliferne
Ruins of the Château d'Oliferne
Vescles is located in France
Vescles
Vescles
Coordinates: 46°21′40″N 5°36′50″E / 46.3611°N 5.6139°E / 46.3611; 5.6139Coordinates: 46°21′40″N 5°36′50″E / 46.3611°N 5.6139°E / 46.3611; 5.6139
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Arinthod
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Borges
Area1 20.27 km2 (7.83 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 211
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39557 / 39240
Elevation 305–800 m (1,001–2,625 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.

Vescles is a commune in the Jura department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 268 —    
1806 285 +6.3%
1821 245 −14.0%
1831 713 +191.0%
1841 685 −3.9%
1851 652 −4.8%
1861 623 −4.4%
1872 548 −12.0%
1881 497 −9.3%
1891 485 −2.4%
1901 374 −22.9%
1911 335 −10.4%
1921 320 −4.5%
1931 285 −10.9%
1946 272 −4.6%
1954 229 −15.8%
1962 191 −16.6%
1968 156 −18.3%
1975 153 −1.9%
1982 143 −6.5%
1990 167 +16.8%
1999 183 +9.6%
2008 215 +17.5%
2013 211 −1.9%

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