Lons-le-Saunier


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Lons-le-Saunier

(lôN-lə-sōnyā`), town (1990 pop. 20,140), capital of Jura dept., E France, at the foot of the Jura Mts. A saltwater spa since Roman times, the town has food and textile industries and varied manufactures. Parts of its Romanesque church date from the 11th cent.

Lons-le-Saunier

a town in E France: saline springs; manufactures sparkling wines. Pop.: 25 867 (1999)
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With Lance Armstrong all but certain to win the overall race, which ends tomorrow, the stage was clear for some of the lesser lights of the peloton to battle for honours in on the stage 18, 166km ride from Annemasse to Lons-le-Saunier.
Address : 1 Rue Maurice Chevassus 39000 Lons-Le-Saunier
Yesterday's 166km ride from Annemasse to Lons-le-Saunier gave some of the lesser names a chance to battle for the honours and Mercado and Acosta grabbed the opportunity.
Contract notice: Manufacture, Transport and implementation of coated materials for the departmental roads of the jura - south sector: Agence de champagnole, Lons-le-saunier and saint-claude.
Contract award notice: Construction of a building housing a nursing home, Business premises and a 20-unit building in lons-le-saunier (39).
Maintenance of green areas: mowing, hedge trimming, weeding and cleaning of the massifs of 62 sites dependent on the Lons-le-Saunier agency.