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France: The City of Besançon


One day in Besançon (France)


Besancon - France


France: The City of Besançon seen from the Citadel


Discover The city of Besançon France شاهد مدينة بيزانسون

Besançon is the capital of the department of Doubs in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The city is located in Eastern France, close to the Jura Mountains and the border with Switzerland. Capital of the historic and cultural region of Franche-Comté, Besançon is home to the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté regional council headquarters, and is an important administrative centre in the region. In 2015 the city had a population of 116,676, in a metropolitan area of 250,563.
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