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Clairvaux-les-Lacs is located in France
Coordinates: 46°34′33″N 5°44′59″E / 46.5758°N 5.7497°E / 46.5758; 5.7497Coordinates: 46°34′33″N 5°44′59″E / 46.5758°N 5.7497°E / 46.5758; 5.7497
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Clairvaux-les-Lacs
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Panseri
Area1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,559
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39154 / 39130
Elevation 450–826 m (1,476–2,710 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.

Clairvaux-les-Lacs is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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