City of Besançon

Map of Besançon

Besançon is a city located in the Doubs department which corresponds to the department 25. Besançon is part of the Franche-Comté region. Besançon postal code is 25000.

In 2020, the number of inhabitants in Besançon is approximately 116,939 (against 116,466 inhabitants in 2016) for an area of ​​65.21 km2, which represents a density of 1,793 inhabitants / km2.

The map below can also be used as a road map of Besançon. We see the main roads (roads and highways). We can easily distinguish the streets of Besançon, the railways, but also the lakes and rivers. Similarly, we can easily get an idea of ​​the density of the urban and interurban network of the city of Besançon or its surroundings.

Map and plan of Besançon

Map and plan of Besançon

The map above shows a map of the town of Besançon. The map displays the contours of Besançon and acts as an interactive map of the town, which allows you to zoom in on the streets, roads, highways, paths and the different elements present on the map of Besançon. Below this page you also have a satellite map of the town of Besançon.


The closest municipalities and villages to Besançon are Morre at 3.65 km, Chalezeule at 4.05 km, Montfaucon at 4.27 km, Ecole-Valentin at 4.43 km, Beure at 4.47 km, Pirey at 4.88 km, Vèze at 4.95 km, Fontain at 5.20 km, Arguel at 5.47 km and Chalèze at 5.52 km. Miserey-Salines at 5.96 km. Thise at 6.03 km. Below you have a more complete table on the 20 closest cities to Besançon.

Département 25000 : Doubs.

List of municipalities in the department Doubs

Voir aussi : Maps City hall Itineraries city ​​info sport Speed cameras Doubs

Location of Besançon

Besançon maps : The Besançon maps which illustrate this page allow the location of Besançon on the map of Fance. On the dynamic maps below, you can move to see the surroundings of Besançon. You can see the streets and roads of the town of Besançon.

Below you have the altitudes of Besançon as well as the geographic positioning of Besançon (latitude and longitude) in different cartographic projection systems like WGS84 or Lambert 93.

Altitude of the municipality of Besançon :
Minimum altitude : 235 meters
Maximum altitude : 610 meters
Average elevation : 423 meters

Coordinates in sexagesimal (WGS84) :
Latitude : 47° 14' 32" North
Longitude : 06° 01' 17"

Decimal geographic coordinates :
Latitude : 47.25 degrees North
Longitude : 6.03 degrees

Coordinates X and Y in Lambert 93 :
X : 928,822 meters
Y : 6,687,162 meters



What sport to practice in Besançon ?

List of sports equipment in Besançon

On the interactive map below, you can quickly locate the various sports facilities in the city of Besançon. Just click on one of the sports sites and then visit the description of the sports site to display its characteristics, its address, the activities that can be practiced there. The city of Besançon has around 320 sports facilities :10 swimming poolss, 4 boulodromes, 2 bowlings, 1 Mechanical sports track circuit, 29 tennis courts, 1 cycling gear, 26 health and fitness equipment, 14 equestrian gear, 30 athletic equipment, 2 wall and fronton, 1 sports/health course, 2 pas de tir, 2 ice sports areas, 43 plateau-EPS, 11 combat rooms, 37 multisports halls, 29 halls or specialized fields, 4 non-specialized rooms, 4 sites of aerial activities, 1 site of aquatic and nautical activities, 2 skate park and bike Freestyle, 12 artificial climbing structures, 38 adventure playgrounds, 15 outdoor playgrounds.

If you are looking to practice a sport in Besançon or its surroundings, go to or do sports in Besançon ? You will find the list and location of sports facilities and equipment nearby.If you are looking to practice a sport in or around Besançon, go to or do sport in Besançon? There you will find the list and location of nearby sports facilities and equipment.

List of sports disciplines in Besançon

In Besançon you can practice the following sports : , basket-ball, billard (français (carambole), snooker, anglais, américain), bowling, boxe anglaise, canoë de randonnée, slalom, cyclocross, bicross (bmx), autres danses, equitation, dressage, saut d'obstacle, attelage, randonnée équestre, escrime (epée, fleuret, sabre ), nage avec palmes, plongée subaquatique (plongée libre), plongée en apnée, football, football en salle (futsal), football américain, flag, full contact (boxe américaine), light contact, first full, full défense, super fight, semi-contact, gymnastique artistique, gymnastique rythmique, expression gymnique, trampoline, double mini-tramp, gymnastique acrobatique, gymnastique volontaire, haltérophilie, force athlétique, musculation, handball, mini hand, handball de plage, hockey en salle, hockey sur gazon, aikido, aikibudo, budo, judo, jujitsu, taïso, karaté, karaté jutsu, goshin jutsu, kobudo, nihon tai-jutsu, taijitsu, nambudo, ninjutsu, nunchaku, ..., lutte traditionnelle, olympique libre, olympique gréco-romaine, bretonne, féminine, escalade, saut, lancer, course sur piste, cross country, marche, natation course sportive, natation synchronisée, plongeon, baignade loisirs, aquagym, pétanque et jeu provencal, aviron, patinage de course, roller acrobatique, hockey sur patins en ligne, hockey sur patins, planche à roulettes (skate), rugby à 15, rugby à 7, rugby à 13, rugby à 7, boxe française savate, badminton, jeu de volant, karting, sports boules, ballet sur glace, danse sur glace, patinage artistique, curling, hockey sur glace, ringuette, patinage synchronisé, tai chi chuan, chi gong, tennis, tennis de table, baseball, carabine (hors 300m), pistolet, plateaux, tir à l'arc, deltaplane, parapente, volley-ball, volley-ball de plage (beach-volley), green-volley, activités de forme et de santé,

Find a swimming pool in Besançon

Below is the list of swimming pools in Besançon as well as places for bathing and swimming :

The swimming pools near Besançon

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Besançon map on blank map of France

Map of Besançon

List of Besançon districts

Map of Besançon on map of France with outline departments

Map of Besançon

Distances from Besançon to the main cities of France

Besançon administrative map

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Distances between Besançon and some big cities of France :

  • Distance from Besançon to Besançon : 0.00 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Dijon : 75.27 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Lyon : 188.87 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Strasbourg : 197.17 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Metz : 207.82 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Châlons-en-Champagne : 227.19 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Clermont-Ferrand : 278.17 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Orléans : 317.83 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Paris : 327.55 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Limoges : 397.42 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Amiens : 403.08 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Lille : 435.03 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Poitiers : 438.17 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Montpellier : 438.27 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Rouen : 439.17 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Marseille : 442.19 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Caen : 520.32 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Toulouse : 540.61 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Nantes : 572.73 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Bordeaux : 575.61 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Rennes : 585.26 kilometers
  • Distance from Besançon to Ajaccio : 630.36 kilometers

Besançon on administrative map (arrondissements)

Besançon on map of France with boroughs outline

Map with contours of Besançon: you can zoom in on the map, move around to see the surrounding area of Besançon and you can also have a satellite view of Besançon by clicking on satellite on the map above.

Location of Besançon

Municipality of Besançon

Data about Besançon :

  • Department number : 25
  • Department : Doubs (25)
  • Region : Franche-Comté
  • Postal Code : 25000
  • Latitude : 47.2453
  • Longitude : 6.0258
  • Population (2012) : 121857 inhabitants
  • Area : 65.21 km2

Besançon's postal code is 25000. The town of Besançon, postal code 25000, is located in the Doubs department (25) itself located in the Franche-Comté region.

Where is the Besançon ?

The town of "Besançon" is located in the Doubs department, its postal code is 25000. The region of the town of Besançon is the Franche-Comté region whose region number is 109.

VCities closest to Besançon ?

Postal Code Municipality Population area (in km2) Density (inhab/km2) Distance (in km)
25000 Besançon 121,857 65.21 1,869 0.0 km
25660 Morre 1,284 5.28 243 3.7 km
25220 Chalezeule 1,095 3.93 279 4.1 km
25660 Montfaucon 1,517 7.27 209 4.3 km
25480 Ecole-Valentin 2,375 3.2 742 4.4 km
25720 Beure 1,406 4 352 4.5 km
25480 Pirey 1,809 6.7 270 4.9 km
25660 Vèze 455 5.28 86 5.0 km
25660 Fontain 971 16.35 59 5.2 km
25720 Arguel 256 4.99 51 5.5 km
25220 Chalèze 386 5.73 67 5.5 km
25480 Miserey-Salines 2,165 6.17 351 6.0 km
25220 Thise 3,260 9.01 362 6.0 km
25720 Avanne-Aveney 2,397 8.59 279 6.6 km
25870 Tallenay 413 2.33 177 6.7 km
25115 Pouilley-les-Vignes 1,917 9.51 202 6.9 km
25870 Châtillon-le-Duc 2,046 6.18 331 7.1 km
25660 Gennes 633 7.23 88 7.2 km
25660 Saône 3,223 20.83 155 7.3 km
25720 Pugey 750 7.46 101 7.3 km
25770 Serre-les-Sapins 1,594 5.28 302 7.4 km
25870 Auxon-Dessus 1,103 3.91 282 7.4 km
25220 Roche-lez-Beaupré 2,099 5.6 375 7.5 km
25720 Larnod 607 4.03 151 7.6 km
25770 Franois 1,967 7.29 270 7.8 km

  • What department is Besançon in ?
  • What city does the postal code 25000 correspond to ?
  • What department is Morre in ?
  • What city does the postal code 25660 correspond to ?
  • What department is Chalezeule in ?
  • What city does the postal code 25220 correspond to ?
  • What department is Montfaucon in ?
  • What city does the postal code 25660 correspond to ?
  • What department is Ecole-Valentin in ?
  • What city does the postal code 25480 correspond to ?
Find all of the above by visiting the links in the table above.

Satellite map of Besançon

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