Audincourt

Audincourt is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Audincourt
The town hall in Audincourt
The town hall in Audincourt
Coat of arms of Audincourt
Coat of arms
Location of Audincourt
Audincourt is located in France
Audincourt
Audincourt
Audincourt is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Audincourt
Audincourt
Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 6°50′25″E / 47.4836°N 6.8403°E / 47.4836; 6.8403Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 6°50′25″E / 47.4836°N 6.8403°E / 47.4836; 6.8403
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementMontbéliard
CantonAudincourt
IntercommunalityPays de Montbéliard Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Martial Bourquin (PS)
Area
1
8.76 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2017)[1]
13,387
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25031 /25400
Elevation314–417 m (1,030–1,368 ft)
Websitewww.audincourt.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

 
Bords du Doubs a Audincourt ("Banks of the Doubs at Audincourt") by Alfred de Curzon

Audincourt belonged to the County of Montbéliard which became part of France in 1793, during the French Revolutionary Wars.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 660—    
1800 535−18.9%
1806 734+37.2%
1821 936+27.5%
1831 1,265+35.1%
1836 1,432+13.2%
1841 1,627+13.6%
1846 2,024+24.4%
1851 2,144+5.9%
1856 2,513+17.2%
1861 2,864+14.0%
1866 3,236+13.0%
1872 3,724+15.1%
1876 4,258+14.3%
1881 4,599+8.0%
1886 4,865+5.8%
1891 5,228+7.5%
1896 5,482+4.9%
YearPop.±%
1901 7,347+34.0%
1906 7,633+3.9%
1911 8,694+13.9%
1921 8,760+0.8%
1926 9,648+10.1%
1931 9,918+2.8%
1936 9,720−2.0%
1946 9,040−7.0%
1954 10,282+13.7%
1962 12,433+20.9%
1968 13,488+8.5%
1975 18,578+37.7%
1982 17,454−6.1%
1990 16,361−6.3%
1999 15,537−5.0%
2008 14,534−6.5%
2012 14,787+1.7%
2015 14,121−4.5%

EconomyEdit

An iron foundry was established early in the nineteenth century to refine the ore from the rich mines near Bethoncourt.

PersonalitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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