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Encyclopedia > Territoire de Belfort
Territoire-de-Belfort
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Number 90
Region Franche-Comté
Prefecture Belfort
Subprefecture None
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... is divided into 26 régions, further subdivided into départements. ... Capital Besançon Area 16,202 km² Regional President Raymond Forni (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 20th) 1,133,000 1,117,059 70/km² (2004) Arrondissements 8 Cantons 116 Communes 1,786 Départements Doubs Haute-Saône Jura Territoire de Belfort Franche-Comt... The term prefecture has been used to denote a self-governing body or area since the time of Constantine I, who divided the Roman Empire into 4 districts (each divided into dioceses). ... Location within France Belfort is a town and commune of northeastern France, préfecture (capital) of the Territoire de Belfort département in the Franche-Comté région. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ...

Ranked 95th


137,408 Categories: Lists of subnational entities ...


226 /km²
Area 609 km²
Arrondissements 1
Cantons 15
Communes 99
President of the
general council
Yves Ackermann
Location

The Territoire de Belfort is a département in the Franche-Comté région of eastern France. (Redirected from 1 E8 m2) To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The commune is an administrative division of France. ... The following is a list of the 102 communes of the Territoire de Belfort département in France. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Image File history File links Credit(s): fr:Utilisateur:Rinaldum Source: french wikipedia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Capital Besançon Area 16,202 km² Regional President Raymond Forni (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 20th) 1,133,000 1,117,059 70/km² (2004) Arrondissements 8 Cantons 116 Communes 1,786 Départements Doubs Haute-Saône Jura Territoire de Belfort Franche-Comt... France is divided into 26 régions, further subdivided into départements. ...

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Administration

Its departmental code is 90, and its préfecture (capital) is Belfort. In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... Location within France Belfort is a town and commune of northeastern France, préfecture (capital) of the Territoire de Belfort département in the Franche-Comté région. ...


History

Created in 1922, it is made up of that part of the former province of Alsace which was retained by France between 1871-1919. The territory was spared German annexation on the ground of its heroic resistance in 1871, as well as due to the fact that people there were French speaking unlike in the rest of Alsace. 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the département system superseded provinces. ... Capital Strasbourg Area 8,280 km² Regional President Adrien Zeller Population  - 2004 estimate  - 1999 census  - Density 1,793,000 1,734,145 209/km² Arrondissements 13 Cantons 75 Communes 903 Départements Bas-Rhin Haut-Rhin Alsace (French: Alsace; Alsatian/German: Elsass) is a région and also a province... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Imperial Province of Elsass-Lothringen (497 Kb) Alsace-Lorraine (French: Alsace-Lorraine; German: Elsass-Lothringen) was the territory originally of the German empire, ceded to Louis XIV by the peace of Westphalia in 1648, but restored by France to the newly-unified Germany under the 1871 Treaty of Frankfurt (which...


Geography

The département has an area of only 609 km² (235 sq. miles), being the fifth smallest of France (after Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, and Val-de-Marne). The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Hauts-de-Seine is a département in France. ... Seine-Saint-Denis is a French département located in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ... Val-de-Marne is a French département, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France région. ...


External links

  • Préfecture website
  • Conseil général website (in French)
  • Tourist Office website
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Belfort - Wikipédia (1027 words)
Belfort est une commune française, située dans le département du Territoire de Belfort et la région Franche-Comté.
Belfort, situé sur la rivière Savoureuse, est également située au coeur de la trouée de Belfort (plaine entre les Vosges au nord et le Jura au sud, également nommé Porte de Bourgogne).
Afin de verrouiller le passage, en raison de nombreuses invasions étrangères, Louis XIV confie à Vauban le projet de fortifier Belfort.
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