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Thoirette

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Thoirette
Bridge over the Ain
Location of Thoirette
Thoirette
Thoirette
Thoirette
Thoirette
Coordinates: 46°16′19″N 5°32′00″E / 46.2719°N 5.5333°E / 46.2719; 5.5333Coordinates: 46°16′19″N 5°32′00″E / 46.2719°N 5.5333°E / 46.2719; 5.5333
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
ArrondissementLons-le-Saunier
CantonMoirans-en-Montagne
CommuneThoirette-Coisia
Area
1
8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
667
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
39240
Elevation275–635 m (902–2,083 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Thoirette is a former commune in the Jura department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of eastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Thoirette-Coisia.[2]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793155—    
1806280+80.6%
1821285+1.8%
1831580+103.5%
1841586+1.0%
1851595+1.5%
1861563−5.4%
1872549−2.5%
1881527−4.0%
1891472−10.4%
1901435−7.8%
1911377−13.3%
1921384+1.9%
1931404+5.2%
1946294−27.2%
1954238−19.0%
1962205−13.9%
1968223+8.8%
1975234+4.9%
1982291+24.4%
1990427+46.7%
1999543+27.2%
2008646+19.0%
2013694+7.4%

Personalities

Thoirette is the birthplace of the anatomist Xavier Bichat (1771–1802), whose house still exists in the older part of town.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017, INSEE
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 19 December 2016 (in French)
  3. ^ Dominique Auzias; Jean-Paul Labourdette (30 June 2010). Jura 2010-2011. Petit Futé. pp. 80–. ISBN 978-2-7469-2840-4. Retrieved 1 January 2013.



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