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Where is Franche-Comte, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Franche-Comte on a map

Franche-Comte is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 1,208,268 people, it is the 20th largest division in France in terms of population.

Franche-Comte gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Franche-Comte is lead by Marie-Marguerite Dufayand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Besancon (Population: 128,426).

The most populous cities in Franche-Comte are: Besancon (Population: 128,426), Belfort (Population: 54,562).

Franche-Comte Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
ISO Code FR_I
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Besancon (Population: 128,426)
Head of Government Marie-Marguerite Dufay
Total Population 1,208,268
Total Area 16,202 sq km (6,256 sq miles)
Population Density 74.6 sq km (193.1 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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