Lons-le-Saunier

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Lons-le-Saunier
Place de la Liberté with the statue of Claude Lecourbe
Place de la Liberté with the statue of Claude Lecourbe
Coat of arms of Lons-le-Saunier
Coat of arms
Lons-le-Saunier is located in France
Lons-le-Saunier
Lons-le-Saunier
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Lons-le-Saunier is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Lons-le-Saunier
Lons-le-Saunier
Coordinates: 46°40′31″N 5°33′16″E / 46.6753°N 5.5544°E / 46.6753; 5.5544Coordinates: 46°40′31″N 5°33′16″E / 46.6753°N 5.5544°E / 46.6753; 5.5544
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
ArrondissementLons-le-Saunier
CantonLons-le-Saunier-1 and 2
IntercommunalityBassin de Lons-le-Saunier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Pélissard
Area
1
7.68 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
17,353
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
39300 /39000
Elevation243–415 m (797–1,362 ft)
(avg. 255 m or 837 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Lons-le-Saunier is a spa town in France. It is the prefecture of the Jura department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

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