Dole, Jura

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Dole
Old Dole
Old Dole
Coat of arms of Dole
Coat of arms
Location of Dole
Dole is located in France
Dole
Dole
Dole is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Dole
Dole
Coordinates: 47°03′11″N 5°17′41″E / 47.053°N 5.2947°E / 47.053; 5.2947Coordinates: 47°03′11″N 5°17′41″E / 47.053°N 5.2947°E / 47.053; 5.2947
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
Area
1
38.38 km2 (14.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
23,685
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
39198 /39100
Elevation196–341 m (643–1,119 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Dole is a commune in the Jura department. It was the capital of the Free County until Louis XIV conquered the region, which from then on became Besançon.