Jura Canton

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This is a magnificent rural canton in the northwest corner of Switzerland, though not many tourists visit it, it is well loved by the Swiss.

If you want a simple but perfect holiday then Jura canton will do for you, you can take a walk in the countryside, or cycle round the rural areas. Jura attained it’s independence in the 1970’s after a long political turmoil from being ruled by the French to the dukes of Burgundy and experiencing more political unrest.

  Canton of Jura

The majority of the people speak French and agriculture is practiced widely in the canton. With cattle and horse breeding are also practiced, the main industries in the area are the watch, textiles and tobacco industries.













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