Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCrêt de la Neige (1720 m/5643 ft)
CountriesFrance (75%), Switzerland (25%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBourgogne-Franche-Comté (38%), Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (26%), Vaud (6%), Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine (4%), Bern (4%), Jura (4%), Neuchâtel (3%), Solothurn (3%), Aargau (2%), Basel-Land (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area22,686 sq km / 8,759 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent239 km / 149 mi North-South
266 km / 165 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 41' N; 6° 30' E
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North France-West Rhine AreaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Brittany HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Normandy HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         North-Central FranceLevel 4 (Sibling)
         ArdennesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Burgundy HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         HunsruckLevel 4 (Sibling)
         VosgesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         JuraLevel 4

Major Peaks of the Jura

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Crêt de la Neige17205643 
2.Le Reculet17185636 
3.Colomby de Gex16885538 
4.Mont Tendre16795509 
5.La Dôle16775502 
6.Crêt de la Goutte16215318 
7.Le Chasseron16075272 
8.Le Chasseral16075272 
9.Le Suchet15885210 
10.Petites roches15835194 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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