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Montbard

commune in Côte-d'Or, France

Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Montbard and of the canton of Montbard.

Montbard
Montbard and the Brenne river.
Montbard and the Brenne river.
Coat of arms of Montbard
Coat of arms
Montbard is located in France
Montbard
Montbard
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Montbard is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Montbard
Montbard
Coordinates: 47°37′25″N 4°20′16″E / 47.6236°N 4.3378°E / 47.6236; 4.3378Coordinates: 47°37′25″N 4°20′16″E / 47.6236°N 4.3378°E / 47.6236; 4.3378
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementMontbard
CantonMontbard
IntercommunalityMontbardois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurence Porte[1]
Area
1
46.37 km2 (17.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)2
5,350
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21425 /21500
Elevation202–366 m (663–1,201 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 ft)
Websitewww.montbard.com
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

GeographyEdit

The commune of Montbard has an area of 46.4 km2 (17.9 sq mi),[2] and its average altitude is 284 m (932 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 211 m (692 ft).[3]

Distance from Montbard to other cities[4]
Dijon Paris Reims Strasbourg Lyon Marseille Nice
74 km (46 mi) 267 km (166 mi) 230 km (140 mi) 433 km (269 mi) 248 km (154 mi) 559 km (347 mi) 714 km (444 mi)
Montbard and its neighboring communes
 

The commune of Montbard is surrounded by the communes:

The city of Montbard is to the northwest of the city of Dijon, capital of the department, and in the valley of the Brenne river.

ClimateEdit

The climate of Montbard is Marine West Coast Climate (Köppen climate classification: Cfb), with mild winters and warm summers.[4]

PopulationEdit

The inhabitants of Montbard are known, in French, as Montbardois (women: Montbardoises).[5]

With a population of 5,350,[6] Montbard has a population density of 115 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Montbard

 

AdministrationEdit

Montbard is a subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department since 1926. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Montbard and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton of Montbard formed by 57 communes, with 18,764 inhabitants (2014).[7]

Twin townsEdit

Montbard is twinned with:[8]

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Conseil municipal" (in French). Mairie de Montbard. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  2. "Commune de Montbard (21425)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  3. "City of Montbard". Map-France.com. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Ville de Montbard". Annuaire-Mairie.fr (in French). Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  5. "Côte-d'Or" (in French). habitants.fr. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  6. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  7. "Commune de Montbard (21425)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  8. "Jumelages" (in French). Mairie de Montbard. Retrieved 7 June 2017.

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