Sochaux

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Sochaux
The town hall in Sochaux
The town hall in Sochaux
Coat of arms of Sochaux
Location of Sochaux
Sochaux is located in France
Sochaux
Sochaux
Sochaux is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Sochaux
Sochaux
Coordinates: 47°31′N 6°50′E / 47.52°N 6.83°E / 47.52; 6.83Coordinates: 47°31′N 6°50′E / 47.52°N 6.83°E / 47.52; 6.83
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentDoubs
ArrondissementMontbéliard
CantonBethoncourt
IntercommunalityPays de Montbéliard Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Albert Matocq-Grabot
Area
1
2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
3,829
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
25547 /25600
Elevation317–398 m (1,040–1,306 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sochaux is a commune. It is in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in the Doubs department in east France, near Montbéliard.

Economy[change | change source]

Sochaux is the site of a large industrial facility of the French car manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroën. As of late 2005, about 16,000 people are employed there. The Peugeot automobile museum is located here.

Sport[change | change source]

The FC Sochaux-Montbéliard football club is in the commune.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

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