Lure, Haute-Saône

Lure (French pronunciation: ​[lyʁ]) is a commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Lure
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Coat of arms of Lure
Coat of arms
Location of Lure
Lure is located in France
Lure
Lure
Lure is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Lure
Lure
Coordinates: 47°41′01″N 6°29′51″E / 47.6836°N 6.4975°E / 47.6836; 6.4975Coordinates: 47°41′01″N 6°29′51″E / 47.6836°N 6.4975°E / 47.6836; 6.4975
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentHaute-Saône
ArrondissementLure
CantonLure-1 and 2
IntercommunalityPays de Lure
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Éric Houlley
Area
1
24.31 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
8,131
 • Density330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
70310 /70200
Elevation284–353 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.

At 8,207 inhabitants (2017), Lure is the third most populous town in the département, smaller than Vesoul and Héricourt, but larger than Luxeuil-les-Bains and Gray.[2]

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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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017, INSEE