Lajoux, Jura, France

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Lajoux
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Lajoux is located in France
Lajoux
Lajoux
Coordinates: 46°22′33″N 5°58′20″E / 46.3758°N 5.9722°E / 46.3758; 5.9722Coordinates: 46°22′33″N 5°58′20″E / 46.3758°N 5.9722°E / 46.3758; 5.9722
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Saint-Claude
Canton Saint-Lupicin
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marc Rubat du Mérac
Area1 23.65 km2 (9.13 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 253
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39274 /1410
Elevation 936–1,495 m (3,071–4,905 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1841 662 —    
1851 754 +13.9%
1861 708 −6.1%
1872 590 −16.7%
1881 583 −1.2%
1891 559 −4.1%
1901 513 −8.2%
1911 438 −14.6%
1921 352 −19.6%
1931 286 −18.8%
1946 219 −23.4%
1954 210 −4.1%
1962 193 −8.1%
1968 149 −22.8%
1975 121 −18.8%
1982 158 +30.6%
1990 197 +24.7%
1999 220 +11.7%
2006 243 +10.5%
2012 253 +4.1%

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