Haute-Saône facts for kids
Departmental Council building of the Haute-Saône department, in Vesoul
Haute-Saône in France
|Département||4 March 1790|
|• Total||5,360.1 km2 (2,069.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||44.4669/km2 (115.1687/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||FR-70|
It was divided in six districts: Jussey, Luxeuil, Lure, Vesoul, Gray and Champlitte with the capital in Gray alternating with Vesoul. In 1794, only Gray remained as the capital.
In 1800, with the creation of the arrondissements in France, the six districts were changed into three arrondissements: Vesoul, Gray and Lure; the capital was moved from Gray to Vesoul.
On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Gray was eliminated.
The department borders with 6 other departments in two regions:
- Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
- Grand Est region
|Vosges||Territoire de Belfort|
The main river in the department is the Saône, that flows through the department from northeast to southwest. The highest mountain in the department is Ballon de Servance ( ), 1,216 m (3,990 ft) high; it is in the commune Servance-Miellin.
The average temperature for the year in Lure is 9.4 °C (48.9 °F). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 17.2 °C (63.0 °F). The coolest month, on average is January, with an average temperature of 0.6 °C (33.1 °F).
The average amount of precipitation for the year in Lure is 744.2 mm (29.30 in). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 88.9 mm (3.50 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 43.2 mm (1.70 in).
- Dampierre-sur-Salon (7001)
- Gray (7002)
- Héricourt-1 (7003)
- Héricourt-2 (7004)
- Jussey (7005)
- Lure-1 (7006)
- Lure-2 (7007)
- Luxeuil-les-Bains (7008)
- Marnay (7009)
- Mélisey (7010)
- Port-sur-Saône (7011)
- Rioz (7012)
- Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse (7013)
- Scey-sur-Saône-et-Saint-Albin (7014)
- Vesoul-1 (7015)
- Vesoul-2 (7016)
- Villersexel (7017)
The inhabitants of Haute-Saône are known, in French, as Haut-Saônois (women: Haut-Saônoises).
Haute-Saône had a population, in 2014, of 238,347, for a population density of 44.5 inhabitants/km2. The arrondissement of Vesoul, with 129,622 inhabitants, is the arrondissement with more inhabitants.
Evolution of the population in Haute-Saône
The cities with more than inhabitants in the department are:
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