The Jura departement is in the Bourgogne Franche-Comté region
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The code number for Jura is 39
The Jura announces the Alps, with its hills, lakes and pre-mountains. This is a beautiful area of France and well worth visiting.
This is a rural area, with much agriculture which includes dairy products and fruit. In the high hills, there is forestry and a tradition of woodcrafts.
There are vineyards and fine wines being produced at Arbois and Poligny
Views of the old houses and the Collegiale Notre-Dame De Dole built in the 16th century
Louis Pasteur is born in the town of Dole, December 27th 1822