World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0003116764
Reproduction Date:

Title: Louhans  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Arrondissement of Louhans, Saône-et-Loire, A39 autoroute, Communes of Saône-et-Loire, Arnaud Danjean
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Hôtel-Dieu of Louhans
Hôtel-Dieu of Louhans
Coat of arms of Louhans-Châteaurenaud
Coat of arms
Louhans-Châteaurenaud is located in France
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Louhans
Intercommunality Cœur de Bresse
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Frédéric Bouchet
Area1 22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 71,500
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71263 / 71500
Elevation 176–205 m (577–673 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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.

Louhans is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. Louhans is the capital of Bresse bourguignonne and a subprefecture of the department.


  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Louhans is centrally located on the plain of Bresse.[1] The Vallière forms part of the commune's southeastern border, then flows into the Solnan, which forms part of the commune's southern border. The Solnan flows into the Seille in the town. The Seille flows south-southwest through the western part of the commune and crosses the town.


See also


  • INSEE statistics
  1. ^  

External links

  • Louhans GRS Club (Rhythmic Gymnastics)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.