Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude

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Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude
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Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude is located in France
Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude
Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude
Coordinates: 46°23′14″N 5°46′59″E / 46.3872°N 5.7831°E / 46.3872; 5.7831Coordinates: 46°23′14″N 5°46′59″E / 46.3872°N 5.7831°E / 46.3872; 5.7831
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Saint-Claude
Canton Saint-Lupicin
Intercommunality Lizon Plateau
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Philippe Passot
Area1 13.83 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,994
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 39286 / 39170
Elevation 356–836 m (1,168–2,743 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.

Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude is a commune in the Jura department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. On 1 January 2016, the former commune of Ponthoux was merged into Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 536 —    
1806 662 +23.5%
1821 735 +11.0%
1831 658 −10.5%
1841 628 −4.6%
1851 645 +2.7%
1861 615 −4.7%
1872 598 −2.8%
1881 726 +21.4%
1891 707 −2.6%
1901 758 +7.2%
1911 801 +5.7%
1921 829 +3.5%
1931 894 +7.8%
1946 868 −2.9%
1954 875 +0.8%
1962 1,118 +27.8%
1968 1,219 +9.0%
1975 1,509 +23.8%
1982 1,602 +6.2%
1990 1,811 +13.0%
1999 1,896 +4.7%
2006 1,878 −0.9%
2012 1,904 +1.4%

Sport[edit]

Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude is the home of Championnat de France Amateurs club, Jura Sud Lavans.

Personalities[edit]

  • Antide Janvier (1751–1835), clockmaker, was born at Briva (today Brive), a hamlet within the commune.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 28 October 2015