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Encyclopedia > Vesoul

Vesoul is a French city and commune located in the Haute-Saône département. The city also serves as the préfecture of the département, and is home to about 34 000 inhabitants.

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  • Ville de Vesoul (http://www.vesoul.fr)

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Vesoul - LoveToKnow 1911 (348 words)
Vesoul is situated between the isolated conical hill of La Motte (1263 ft.) and the river Durgeon.
Vesoul is the seat of a prefect, a tribunal of first instance and a court of assize, and has a lycee for boys, training colleges for both sexes, and a branch of the Bank of France.
Vesoul belonged temporarily to France after the death of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy; was returned to the empire when Charles VIII., king of France, broke off his marriage with the daughter of Maximilian, king of the Romans; and again became part of France under Louis XIV.
Interfrance: City of Vesoul (652 words)
Vesoul is the prefecture of the Haute-Saone department.
14 km from Vesoul, the forges were built in the 16th century and are considered among the gems of the industrial heritage of Haute-Saone.
26 km east of Vesoul, this village lies at the confluence of the Scey and Ognon rivers.
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