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Dole
Old Dole
Old Dole
Coat of arms of Dole
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Area
1
38.38 km2 (14.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
23,685
 • Density 617.12/km2 (1,598.33/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
39198 /39100
Elevation 196–341 m (643–1,119 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Dole is a commune in the Jura department. It was the capital of the Free County until Louis XIV conquered the region, which from then on became Besançon.

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