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Fontenu is located in France
Coordinates: 46°40′07″N 5°49′23″E / 46.6686°N 5.8231°E / 46.6686; 5.8231Coordinates: 46°40′07″N 5°49′23″E / 46.6686°N 5.8231°E / 46.6686; 5.8231
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Clairvaux-les-Lacs
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Roger Monnier
Area1 6.71 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 49
 • Density 7.3/km2 (19/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39230 / 39130
Elevation 485–667 m (1,591–2,188 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.

Fontenu 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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