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Franche-Comté (Region, France)

Last modified: 2003-08-21 by ivan sache
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Administrative data

Departments: Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saône, Territoire de Belfort
Bordering Regions: Alsace, Bourgogne, Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine, Rhône-Alpes
Bordering country: Switzerland
Traditional provinces: Bourgogne, Alsace

Area: 16,202 km2
Population (1995): 1,113,200 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Besançon

Use of the flag

The flag of the Region is the banner of arms of the traditional province of Franche-Comté. It is also used by the Regional Council, which has no specific flag.

Pascal Vagnat, 19 January 1999