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Chablis

Chablis
Coat of arms of Chablis
Coat of arms
Chablis is located in France
Chablis
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Canton Chablis
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Patrick Gendraud
Area1 38.83 km2 (14.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,580
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 89068 / 89800
Elevation 126–311 m (413–1,020 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Chablis (pronounced: ) is a town and commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.

It lies in the valley of the River Serein.

Chablis town hall

Contents

  • Wine 1
  • Events 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Wine

The village of Chablis gives its name to one of the most famous French white wines. Chablis is made with Chardonnay, a grape that grows particularly well in the region.

Events

Each year the Festival du Chablisien is held May to June in Chablis, featuring classical, jazz, and world music.[1]

The fifth stage of the 2007 Tour de France departed from Chablis towards Autun.

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ http://festival.onlc.fr
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