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  1. Franche-Comtenoun

    a former province of eastern France

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  1. Franche-Comténoun

    A région of France.

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  1. Franche-Comté

    Franche-Comté (UK: , US: ; French: [fʁɑ̃ʃ kɔ̃te] (listen); Frainc-Comtou: Fraintche-Comtè; Arpitan: Franche-Comtât; also German: Freigrafschaft; Spanish: Franco Condado; all lit. 'Free County') is a cultural and historical region of eastern France. It is composed of the modern departments of Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saône and the Territoire de Belfort. In 2016, its population was 1,180,397. From 1956 to 2015, the Franche-Comté was a French administrative region. Since 1 January 2016, it has been part of the new region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.The region is named after the Franche Comté de Bourgogne (Free County of Burgundy), definitively separated from the region of Burgundy proper in the fifteenth century. In 2016, these two-halves of the historic Kingdom of Burgundy were reunited, as the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. It is also the 6th biggest region in France. The name "Franche-Comté" is feminine because the word "comté" in the past was generally feminine, although today it is masculine. The principal cities are the capital Besançon, Belfort and Montbéliard. Other important cities are Dole (the capital before the region was conquered by Louis XIV in the late seventeenth century), Vesoul (capital of Haute-Saône), Arbois (the "wine capital" of the Jura), and Lons-le-Saunier (the capital of Jura).

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  1. franche-comte

    Franche-Comté is a historical region in eastern France, bordering Switzerland. Its capital is Besançon and it includes the departments of Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saône and the Territoire de Belfort. Known for its mountains, forests, and fertile agricultural land, it also has a rich cultural heritage, with numerous medieval castles, churches, and historic cities. In 2016, it was incorporated into the larger region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

Wikidata

  1. Franche-Comté

    Franche-Comté the former "Free County" of Burgundy, as distinct from the neighbouring Duchy, is an administrative region and a traditional province of eastern France. It is composed of the modern departments of Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saône and Territoire de Belfort and has a population of 1,168,208. The principal cities are the capital Besançon, Belfort, and Montbéliard. Other important cities are Dole, Vesoul, Arbois, and Lons-le-Saunier.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Franche-Comté

    an ancient province in the E. of France, added to the crown of France in the reign of Louis XIV. at the peace of Nimeguen in 1671.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of franche-comté in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of franche-comté in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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