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Besançon is a town situated in the Doubs département (Franche-Comté région). The town of Besançon is the capital of the région which includes the cantons of Besançon-Nord-Est, Besançon-Sud, Besançon-Est, Besançon-Ouest, Besançon-Nord-Ouest, Besançon-Planoise. The inhabitants of Besançon are called Bisontins and their number in the 1999 population census was 117733. The town's surface is 65.2 km². Besançon has the following code INSEE: 25056 and is associated with the following postal code: 25000. It is situated at an altitude of about 261 meters.


Région: Franche-Comté
Département: Doubs
Administrative information 
Région: Franche-Comté
Département: Doubs (25)
Code Insee: 25056
Postal code: 25000
Size  (Surface, population, density) 
Inhabitants in 1990: 113828
Inhabitants in 1999: 117733
Surface: 65.2 km²
Density (in 1999): 1806 inhabitants/km²

Geographical information 
  D M S Degrees Radians
 Longitude East:  06°01'33''   6.0258°   0.105171 r 
 Latitude North:  47°14'43''   47.2453°   0.824586 r 
 Altitude: 261 m

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1   Morre (25) 3.6 km   Deg°min'sec'': 127°31'24''
dec. Deg.: 127.5232°
Radians: 2.2257 r
2   Chalezeule (25) 4 km   Deg°min'sec'': 67°05'36''
dec. Deg.: 67.0934°
Radians: 1.171 r
3   Montfaucon (25) 4.3 km   Deg°min'sec'': 104°14'38''
dec. Deg.: 104.2439°
Radians: 1.8194 r
4   École-Valentin (25) 4.4 km   Deg°min'sec'': 310°25'02''
dec. Deg.: 310.4171°
Radians: 5.4178 r
5   Beure (25) 4.5 km   Deg°min'sec'': 200°55'50''
dec. Deg.: 200.9306°
Radians: 3.5069 r
6   Pirey (25) 4.9 km   Deg°min'sec'': 293°34'20''
dec. Deg.: 293.5721°
Radians: 5.1238 r
7   (La) Vèze (25) 4.9 km   Deg°min'sec'': 140°46'12''
dec. Deg.: 140.77°
Radians: 2.4569 r
8   Fontain (25) 5.2 km   Deg°min'sec'': 180°41'37''
dec. Deg.: 180.6937°
Radians: 3.1537 r
9   Arguel (25) 5.5 km   Deg°min'sec'': 198°08'25''
dec. Deg.: 198.1403°
Radians: 3.4582 r
10   Chalèze (25) 5.5 km   Deg°min'sec'': 63°20'05''
dec. Deg.: 63.3348°
Radians: 1.1054 r
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Caution! The distances displayed are orthodromic distances (as the crow flies). They are in no way related to a travel itinerary. More about orthodromics...
More information about Besançon... 
  • The town in France furthest from Besançon is Ouessant (839.2 km as the crow flies).
  • The inhabitants of Besançon are called "Bisontins".
  • Homonyms: There is no other town with the name ''Besançon'' in France.
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