Location of Bouligny
|Intercommunality||Bassin de Landres|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Éric Bernardi|
|10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (620/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||238–316 m (781–1,037 ft) |
(avg. 298 m or 978 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
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