Clairvaux-les-Lacs

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Clairvaux-les-Lacs
Vue Clairvaux-les-Lacs.JPG
Coat of arms of Clairvaux-les-Lacs
Coat of arms
Clairvaux-les-Lacs is located in France
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
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
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Panseri
Area1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,439
 • Density 120/km2 (300/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.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,121 —    
1806 1,051 −6.2%
1821 1,211 +15.2%
1831 1,306 +7.8%
1841 1,355 +3.8%
1851 1,351 −0.3%
1861 1,201 −11.1%
1872 1,036 −13.7%
1881 991 −4.3%
1891 914 −7.8%
1901 940 +2.8%
1911 983 +4.6%
1921 943 −4.1%
1931 1,090 +15.6%
1946 1,035 −5.0%
1954 1,101 +6.4%
1962 1,324 +20.3%
1968 1,380 +4.2%
1975 1,379 −0.1%
1982 1,432 +3.8%
1990 1,361 −5.0%
1999 1,472 +8.2%
2006 1,512 +2.7%
2012 1,439 −4.8%

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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