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Damerey

Damerey
Damerey
Damerey

Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917

Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Saint-Martin-en-Bresse
Intercommunality Saône et Bresse
Area
 • Land1 11.62 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 538
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71167 / 71620
Elevation 174–196 m (571–643 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

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

Geography

Damerey is part of the Bresse Chalonnaise. The Saône defines the northwest boundary of the commune.

Demographics

Population changes have been:

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009 2013
381 389 364 409 432 421 526 572 589

Notable people

  • Marie Guillot (9 September 1880 – 5 March 1934) was born in Damerey. She was a teacher in Saône-et-Loire and a pioneer of trade unionism in primary education.[1]
  • Roger Mercier: The commune holds the original work of this man, a roadside artist who since 1984 has built a remarkable city of Hispanic inspiration with buildings and sculptures in painted concrete. At the age of 80 he continued maintenance and development of his work.

See also

References

  • INSEE
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