Jura (depairtment)

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Jura
Depairtment
Coat o airms o Jura
Coat o airms
Location o Jura in Fraunce
Location o Jura in Fraunce
Coordinates: 46°40′31″N 5°33′16″E / 46.67528°N 5.55444°E / 46.67528; 5.55444Coordinates: 46°40′31″N 5°33′16″E / 46.67528°N 5.55444°E / 46.67528; 5.55444
Kintra Fraunce
Region Franche-Comté
Prefectur Lons-le-Saunier
Subprefecturs Dole
Saint-Claude
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Gérard Bailly
Aurie1
 • Tot 4,999 km2 (1,930 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Lawest elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (1999)
 • Tot 250,857
 • Rank 79t
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department nummer 39
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 17
Communes 545
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Jura (French pronunciation: [ʒyʁa]) is a department in the east o Fraunce named efter the Jura moontains.