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Encyclopedia > Rauracian Republic

The Rauracian Republic was a state that included parts of modern France and Switzerland around the Jura mountains. It lasted just a few months, in the years 1792 and 1793, being annexed by France after that brief existence. The territory was divided between France and the Swiss canton of Bern in 1815. Looking towards Lelex from near to Crêt de La Neige The Jura folds are located north of the main Alpine orogenic front and are being continually deformed, accommodating the northwards compression due to Alpine folding. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Location within Switzerland The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne (Bernese German Bärn , German Bern , French Berne , Italian Berna , Romansh Berna ), is the Bundesstadt (administrative capital) of Switzerland, and is the fourth most populous Swiss city (after Zürich, Geneva and Basel). ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...



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