The town's fortifications was bombarded during World War I by the German army, made a successful night attack on the Salbert Fort. The region was annexed not like the rest of Alsace by Prussia. The siege is commemorated by the Lion of Belfort by a huge statue. Some trains operate as Zürich stations and Basel into Switzerland, connect Belfort with Belfort-Montbéliard TGV station. Gare de Belfort is the main railway station in the centre of the city. LGV Rhin-Rhône and LGV Est opening new destinations like Luxembourg and Metz like Nancy.
The Belfort city museums are structured within three main poles. FIMU involves usually at different locations over 250 concerts. Ces chiffres sont calculés, la France, toutes ses communes. Ses principales activités économiques sont liées, Alstom.