Saignelégier

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Saignelégier
Coat of arms of Saignelégier
Location of Saignelégier
Saignelégier is located in Switzerland
Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Saignelégier is located in Canton of Jura
Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°00′E / 47.250°N 7.000°E / 47.250; 7.000Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°00′E / 47.250°N 7.000°E / 47.250; 7.000
CountrySwitzerland
CantonJura
DistrictFranches-Montagnes
Government
 • MayorRené Girardin
Area
 • Total31.64 km2 (12.22 sq mi)
Elevation
978 m (3,209 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,608
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
2350
SFOS number6757
Surrounded byLa Chaux-des-Breuleux, Le Bémont, Les Pommerats, Muriaux, Tramelan (BE)
Websitewww.saignelegier.ch
SFSO statistics

Saignelégier is a municipality in the canton of Jura in Switzerland. It is the seat of the district of Franches-Montagnes.

The bog and nature preserve around étang de la Gruère is in the municipality.

On 1 January 2009, the former municipalities of Goumois and Les Pommerats merged into the municipality of Saignelégier.

Catholic church Nôtre-Dame de l'Assomption

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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