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Les Bois is a municipality in the district of Franches-Montagnes in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.HistoryLes Bois is first mentioned in 1484 as Des Boix.GeographyLes Bois has an area of. Of this area, 14km2 or 56.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 9.27km2 or 37.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.36km2 or 5.5% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.11km2 or 0.4% is either rivers or lakes. Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 1.9% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.5%. while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 1.8%. Out of the forested land, 31.4% of the total land area is heavily forested and 6.0% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 32.6% is pastures and 23.5% is used for alpine pastures. All the water in the municipality is in lakes.The municipality is located in the Franches-Montagnes district. It is the largest municipality in the canton. It consists of the village of Les Bois and nine hamlets.The municipalities of Le Bémont, Les Bois, Les Breuleux, La Chaux-des-Breuleux, Les Enfers, Les Genevez, Lajoux, Montfaucon, Muriaux, Le Noirmont, Saignelégier, Saint-Brais and Soubey are considering a merger on at a date in the future into the new municipality of Franches-Montagnes.
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