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Canton of Jura

Short NameJura
Local NamesRépublique et Canton du Jura
Lat Deg47|lat_min=2
Lon Deg7|lon_min=9
Area Rank14th
Population Rank20th
ExecutiveConseil d'Etat
Executive Members5
Parliament Members60
HighestMont Raimeux
Highest M1302
LowestAllaine at Boncourt
Lowest M364
Municipalities Number64
Districts Designationdistricts
Districts Number3

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The Republic and Canton of the Jura ( ), also known as the Canton of Jura or Canton Jura, is one of the cantons of Switzerland. It is the newest (created in 1979) of the 26 Swiss cantons, located in the northwestern part of Switzerland. The capital is Delémont. It shares borders with the Canton of Basel-Landschaft, the Canton of Bern, and the French département of Doubs.

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