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Place de la Liberté
Coat of arms of Lons-le-Saunier
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Lons-le-Saunier
Mayor Jacques Pélissard
Elevation 243–415 m (797–1,362 ft)
(avg. 255 m or 837 ft*)
Land area1 7.68 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population2 17,353  (2012)
 - Density 2,260/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39300/ 39000
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.

Coordinates: 46°24′11″N 5°19′54″E / 46.4031°N 5.3316°E / 46.4031; 5.3316

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

Sister cities

Lons-le-Saunier is twinned with:

  • Germany Offenburg, Germany
  • United Kingdom Ripley, United Kingdom

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