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Neuvy-Grandchamp

Neuvy-Grandchamp
Neuvy-Grandchamp
Neuvy-Grandchamp

Coordinates: 46°35′25″N 3°56′01″E / 46.5903°N 3.9336°E / 46.5903; 3.9336Coordinates: 46°35′25″N 3°56′01″E / 46.5903°N 3.9336°E / 46.5903; 3.9336

Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Gueugnon
Intercommunality Pays de Gueugnon
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2014) André Lacroix
Area
 • Land1 49.64 km2 (19.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 837
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71330 / 71130
Elevation 264–397 m (866–1,302 ft)
(avg. 325 m or 1,066 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Neuvy-Grandchamp is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

Geography

Neuvy-Grandchamp is located 328km to 159km from Paris and Lyon. With these 4964 hectares, the common of Neuvy Grandchamps is the largest municipality in Canton of Gueugnon. However, in 1869, the town was cut from 298 acres to contribute to the formation of the new common: Les Guerreaux. The hilly area of the town rises to 400 feet and stretches for 10km from north to south and 8 km from east to west

Toponymy

From "Novis Vicus" in the ninth century through "Noviacus" in the thirteenth century, "Niviz" or "Novovico" in the fourteenth century, "Neufvy" in the seventeenth century and finally "Neuvy" in the eighteenth century the names thus refers to a village Roadside Merovingian origin. The village set along a country road in the Yonne to the Loire, was given in 877 by Charles the Bald to the Benedictine monks of the Abbey of Saint-Martin d'Autun.

The formation of fiefs and parishes during the Early Middle Ages is rather dark. In the 14th century, the big fief of Vesvre occupied northern half of the country. The rest, which seems to result from the division of another big rural domain, was shared in several lands where from emerged during the next centuries the fief of Beauchamp.

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