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Title: Digoin  
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Subject: Canal latéral à la Loire, European route E607, List of canals in France, Loire, List of rivers of France
Collection: Communes of Saône-Et-Loire
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Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Coat of arms of Digoin
Coat of arms
Digoin is located in France
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Digoin
Intercommunality Digoin Val de Loire
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maxime Castagna
Area1 34.72 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,856
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71176 / 71160
Elevation 222–306 m (728–1,004 ft)
(avg. 233 m or 764 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.

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

The junction of the Canal du Centre and the Canal latéral à la Loire is near Digoin.

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