Last modified: 2005-03-05 by ivan sache
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Neither the department nor the General Council have a specific flag.
Traditional provinces: Franche-Comté
Bordering departments: Jura, Haute-Saône, Territoire de Belfort
Bordering country: Switzerland (cantons of Jura, Neuchâtel, and Vaud)
Area: 5,234 km2
Population (1995): 494,100 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Montbéliard, Pontarlier
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 35 cantons, 592 communes.
The department is named after the river Doubs(430 km), tributary of the Saône.