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Doubs

(do͞o), department (1990 pop. 485,200), E France, in Franche-ComtéFranche-Comté
or Free County of Burgundy,
former province and former administrative region, E France. It is coextensive with Haute-Saône, Doubs, and Jura depts.
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, bordering on the Jura Mts. and on Switzerland. BesançonBesançon
, city (1990 pop. 119,134), capital of Doubs dept., E France, in Franche-Comté, on the Doubs. An industrial town with metallurgical, textile, and food-processing industries, it is especially famous for its clock and watch manufactures; its watch school is
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 is the capital.

Doubs,

river, c.270 mi (435 km) long, rising in the Jura Mts., E France, and flowing northeast, forming part of the French-Swiss border, then looping into W Switzerland before turning back into France where it meanders southwest to empty into the Saône River. Lake of Brenets, a natural widening in the river, is a tourist center; at the northern end of the lake the river drops 88 ft (27 m). The Doubs is heavily canalized and passes through several industrial cities including Montbéliard and Besançon.

Doubs

1. a department of E France, in Franche-Comt? region. Capital: Besan?on. Pop.: 505 557 (2003 est.). Area: 5258 sq. km (2030 sq. miles)
2. a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains, becoming part of the border between France and Switzerland and flowing generally southwest to the Sa?ne River. Length: 430 km (267 miles)
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