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Franche-Comte, France

Franche-Comte is one of 22 primary administrative regions in France with a population of approximately 1,158,671 people.

Facts and figures on Franche-Comte at a glance

Region name: Franche-Comte (Franche-Comté)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,158,671 people
Country: France
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Franche-Comte (Franche-Comté) is located in the regional capital Besancon (Besançon) with a population of 128,426 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Franche-Comte's regional capital Besancon to France's capital Paris (Paris) is approximately 327 km (203 mi).

Facts and figures about Franche-Comte
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Franche-Comte Franche-Comté1,158,671 peopleBesancon Besançon128,426 people

Compare with other regions in France.

Map of Franche-Comte

Map of Franche-Comte

Information on Franche-Comte

Information on Franche-Comte
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Franche-Comte Franche-ComtéBesancon Besançon4FranceEurope

Time in Franche-Comte

Time in Franche-Comte
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 8:25pmIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 7:25pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Paris

Geographic coordinates of Franche-Comte

Latitude & Longitude of Franche-Comte
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map47°12'00.0"N (47.2000000°)6°05'60.0"E (6.1000000°)

Subregions in Franche-Comte

There are 4 administrative subregions in Franche-Comte.
Subregions in Franche-Comte
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement de la Haute-Saone Département de la Haute-Saône1.246,975Vesoul Vesoul19,892
Departement du Doubs Département du Doubs2.539,992Besancon Besançon128,426
Departement du Jura Département du Jura3.271,680Lons-le-Saunier Lons-le-Saunier20,678
Territoire de Belfort Territoire de Belfort4.145,987Belfort Belfort54,562

External sources of information on Franche-Comte

Franche-Comte on Wikipedia