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).
Franche-Comte Metropolitan region - Quick Facts
|Region Type||Metropolitan region|
|Year of Establishment||1982|
|Capital||Besancon (Population: 128,426)|
|Head of Government||Marie-Marguerite Dufay|
|Total Area||16,202 sq km (6,256 sq miles)|
|Population Density||74.6 sq km (193.1 sq miles)|
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