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Trépillots is an industrial park located in Besançon (Doubs, France).

Industrial park area for development of industry

An industrial park is an area zoned and planned for the purpose of industrial development. An industrial park can be thought of as a more "heavyweight" version of a business park or office park, which has offices and light industry, rather than heavy industry.

Besançon Prefecture and commune in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Besançon is the capital of the department of Doubs in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The city is located in Eastern France, close to the Jura Mountains and the border with Switzerland.

Doubs Department of France

Doubs is a department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of eastern France named after the Doubs River.


Trépillots is the name of three related industrial parks: Tilleroyes, Châteaufarine and Trépillots. Formerly, the industrial park of Châteaufarine was called "Planoise Industrial Park" and was an extension of the area containing the neighborhood businesses. Today, the sector is a part of the Tilleroyes, and is located at the south of the area. A lot of businesses reside in Trépillots, as well as the municipality's slaughterhouse and waste disposal.

Châteaufarine human settlement in France

Châteaufarine is a newly developed area of Besançon located in the west of the city. It is a famous commercial center, the biggest of Franche-Comté, and a part of Planoise, France.

Planoise Part of Besançon in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Planoise is an urban area in the western part of Besançon, France, built in the 1960s between the hill of Planoise and the district of Hauts-de-Chazal. It is the most populous district of Besançon, with 21,000 inhabitants. Its inhabitants are called Planoisiens and Planoisiennes.

Slaughterhouse facility where animals are killed for consumption as food products

A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered, most often to provide food for humans. Slaughterhouses supply meat, which then becomes the responsibility of a packaging facility.

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Coordinates: 47°14′00″N5°58′57″E / 47.2332°N 5.98257°E / 47.2332; 5.98257

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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Fort of Planoise fort

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Malcombe human settlement in France

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Chronology of Planoise

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Francis of Assisi Church church located in Doubs, in France

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