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Lons-le-Saunier is a commune an caipital o the Jura depairtment in eastren Fraunce.

Lons-le-Saunier
Place de la Liberté wi the statue o Claude Lecourbe
Place de la Liberté wi the statue o Claude Lecourbe
Coat o airms o Lons-le-Saunier
Coat o airms
Lons-le-Saunier is locatit in Fraunce
Lons-le-Saunier
Lons-le-Saunier
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Lons-le-Saunier is locatit 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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Depairtment Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Lons-le-Saunier-Nord and Lons-le-Saunier-Sud
Intercommunality Bassin de Lons-le-Saunier
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Pélissard
Area1 7.68 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 17,353
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39300 /39000
Elevation 243–415 m (797–1,362 ft)
(avg. 255 m or 837 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

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