Bracon, Jura

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Bracon
Bracon is located in France
Bracon
Bracon
Coordinates: 46°55′53″N 5°52′55″E / 46.9314°N 5.8819°E / 46.9314; 5.8819Coordinates: 46°55′53″N 5°52′55″E / 46.9314°N 5.8819°E / 46.9314; 5.8819
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Salins-les-Bains
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrice Villalonga
Area
 • Land1 6.29 km2 (2.43 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 283
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39072 / 39110
Elevation 345–626 m (1,132–2,054 ft)

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.

Bracon is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Local tradition holds that St. Claudius of Besancon was born here in the 7th century.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 225 —    
1968 266 +18.2%
1975 273 +2.6%
1982 330 +20.9%
1990 355 +7.6%
1999 332 −6.5%
2006 295 −11.1%
2009 283 −4.1%

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