Jura (depairtment)

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Jura
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
KintraFraunce
RegionFranche-Comté
PrefecturLons-le-Saunier
SubprefectursDole
Saint-Claude
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilGérard Bailly
Area
 • Total4,999 km2 (1,930 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Lawest elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot250,857
 • Rank79t
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department nummer39
Arrondissements3
Cantons17
Communes545
^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.