Lons-le-Saunier

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Lons-le-Saunier is a commune and capital of the Jura department in eastern France.wikipedia
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Jura (department)

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Lons-le-Saunier is a commune and capital of the Jura department in eastern France.
The prefecture (capital) is Lons-le-Saunier.

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg en BresseBourgagglomeration community of Bourg-en-Bresse
The town is approximately equally placed between Besançon, Dijon, Bourg-en-Bresse and Geneva, though the last of these lies on the other side of the Jura massif.
It lies 70 km northeast of Lyon and 50 km south-southwest of Lons-le-Saunier.

Arbois

commune in the Jura department
The wine-growing region to the north of the town is particularly well known, and includes the vintages of l'Etoile, Château-Chalon and Arbois.
The town is about 40 minutes drive from Dole (35 km), Besançon (48 km) and Lons-le-Saunier (38 km).

Vallière (river)

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The River Vallière runs through the town, rising in a typical Jura blind valley not far away, at Revigny.

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle

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Rouget de Lisle was born at Lons-le-Saunier, reputedly on a market day.

Jean Baptiste Gaspard Roux de Rochelle

Jean Baptiste Gaspard Roux Rochelle
Born in Lons-le-Saunier, Roux de Rochelle was head of division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary of France to Hamburg from 1826 to 1830, then to the United States in Washington, D.C. from 1830 to 1831.

Jeanne Champion

Jeanne Champion (born 25 June 1931, near Lons-le-Saunier) is a French painter and historical novelist.

Guy Canivet

Guy Canivet (born 23 September 1943 in Lons-le-Saunier) is a French judge.

Maurice Joly

Joly was born in the small town of Lons-le-Saunier, in the department of Jura, to a French father and an Italian mother.

René Rémond

Rene Remond
Born in Lons-le-Saunier, Rémond was the Secretary General of Jeunesses étudiantes Catholiques (JEC France in 1943) and a member of the International YCS Center of Documentation and Information in Paris (presently the International Secretariat of International Young Catholic Students).

Jean-Claude Romand

Jean-Claude Romand was born in Lons-le-Saunier and grew up in the village Clairvaux-les-Lacs in the département of Jura.

Étienne Bobillier

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He was born in Lons-le-Saunier, France.

A39 autoroute

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It is served by the A39 autoroute, by which Dijon can be reached in about an hour and Lyon in an hour and a half.

Claude Lecourbe

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*General Claude Lecourbe (1759–1815) studied in Lons; a statue of him stands in the central Place de la Liberté
After having studied at a college in Poligny and in Lons-le-Saunier, Lecourbe enlisted in the Regiment of Aquitaine where he served for eight years as an enlisted man.

Ripley, Derbyshire

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Ripley is twinned with the French towns of Château-Renault and Lons-le-Saunier.

Communes of France

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Lons-le-Saunier is a commune and capital of the Jura department in eastern France.

Jura Mountains

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The town is in the heart of the Revermont region, at the foot of the first plateau of the Jura massif.

Bresse

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The Jura escarpment extends to the east and south, while to the west lies the plain of Bresse and to the north extensive vineyards.

Vineyard

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The Jura escarpment extends to the east and south, while to the west lies the plain of Bresse and to the north extensive vineyards.