Le Puy, Doubs

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Le Puy
The town hall in Le Puy
The town hall in Le Puy
Location of Le Puy
Le Puy is located in France
Le Puy
Le Puy
Le Puy is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Le Puy
Le Puy
Coordinates: 47°20′46″N 6°13′44″E / 47.3461°N 6.2289°E / 47.3461; 6.2289Coordinates: 47°20′46″N 6°13′44″E / 47.3461°N 6.2289°E / 47.3461; 6.2289
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementBesançon
CantonBaume-les-Dames
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Christophe Guglielmetti[1]
Area
1
3.42 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
113
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25474 /25640
Elevation297–375 m (974–1,230 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Puy (French pronunciation: ​[lə pɥi]) is a commune in the department of Doubs in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Geography[change | change source]

The village of Le Puy is 16 km (9.9 mi) from Besançon on Route D115 and 5 km (3.1 mi) north of Roulans. It is close to its intersection with the D336 on the east and the A36 on the west.

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Le Puy are known as Puylots.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196248—    
196841−14.6%
197535−14.6%
198245+28.6%
199048+6.7%
199946−4.2%
200881+76.1%
2012102+25.9%

Name origin[change | change source]

The village is nicknamed le Puits (French: the Well) on the Cassini map. The French le Puy usually connects to the Provençal word Puech (an isolated hill). Here, as the Cassini map shows, it refers to the local wells.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

Other websites[change | change source]

All sites are in French, unless otherwise indicated.