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Villafans is located in France
Coordinates: 47°34′55″N 6°28′21″E / 47.5819°N 6.4725°E / 47.5819; 6.4725Coordinates: 47°34′55″N 6°28′21″E / 47.5819°N 6.4725°E / 47.5819; 6.4725
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Lure
Canton Villersexel
Area1 6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 192
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 70552 / 70110
Elevation 263–361 m (863–1,184 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.

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

Coale mines are operating in the village between 1828 and 1916.[1]

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  1. ^ Pierre Semonin, Le gîte houiller de Villafans, 1993