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Lure, Haute-Saône

Lure
Lure is located in France
Lure
Lure
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Lure
Canton Lure-Nord and Lure-Sud
Intercommunality Pays de Lure
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Federspiel
Area1 24.31 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,616
 • Density 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 70310 / 70200
Elevation 284–353 m (932–1,158 ft)
(avg. 293 m or 961 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.

Lure is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Lure is the third most populous town in the département, smaller than Vesoul and Héricourt, but larger than Luxeuil-les-Bains and Gray.[1]

The Abbey of Lure was situated here. In the seventh century, Clothaire II recognised the virtues of Saint Deicolus and considerably enriched the Abbey of Lure, also granting Deicolus the manor, woods, fisheries, etc. of the town which had grown around the monastery.

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References

  • INSEE (English)
  1. ^ Lien web |url=http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/france-departements.asp?annee=2007 |titre=Populations légales 2007 pour les départements et les collectivités d'outre-mer |site =www.toutes-les-villes.com |consulté le= 14 février 2010


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