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Lons-le-Saunier
Prefecture and commune
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
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Lons-le-Saunier-1 and 2
Intercommunality Bassin de Lons-le-Saunier
Area1 7.68 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population (2012) 17,353
 • Density 2,259.5/km2 (5,852/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 39300 /39000
Elevation 243–415 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.

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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