Valentigney (French pronunciation: ​[valɑ̃tiɲɛ]) is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

Valentigney
The town hall in Valentigney
The town hall in Valentigney
Coat of arms of Valentigney
Location of Valentigney
Valentigney is located in France
Valentigney
Valentigney
Valentigney is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Valentigney
Valentigney
Coordinates: 47°27′48″N 6°49′59″E / 47.4633°N 6.8331°E / 47.4633; 6.8331Coordinates: 47°27′48″N 6°49′59″E / 47.4633°N 6.8331°E / 47.4633; 6.8331
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementMontbéliard
CantonValentigney
IntercommunalityPays de Montbéliard Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Philippe Gautier
Area
1
9.74 km2 (3.76 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
10,912
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25580 /25700
Elevation317–440 m (1,040–1,444 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Valentigney is best known as the place where Peugeot began operations; several members of the Peugeot family still live in the area.

During the 19th century and into the early 20th century, many Montbeliardaise from Valentigney and neighboring areas emigrated to northwest Ohio, particularly Williams County.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793472—    
1800189−60.0%
1806516+173.0%
1821612+18.6%
1831808+32.0%
1836883+9.3%
1841976+10.5%
18461,002+2.7%
18511,016+1.4%
18561,023+0.7%
18611,272+24.3%
18661,331+4.6%
18721,573+18.2%
18762,014+28.0%
18812,223+10.4%
18862,530+13.8%
18912,823+11.6%
18963,493+23.7%
YearPop.±%
19014,124+18.1%
19064,367+5.9%
19115,001+14.5%
19215,115+2.3%
19265,579+9.1%
19315,875+5.3%
19365,488−6.6%
19465,256−4.2%
19545,723+8.9%
196211,241+96.4%
196812,895+14.7%
197514,894+15.5%
198214,362−3.6%
199013,133−8.6%
199912,486−4.9%
200811,509−7.8%
201210,513−8.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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