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Vallery

Vallery
Vallery is located in France
Vallery
Vallery
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Sens
Canton Chéroy
Area1 12.43 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 498
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 89428 / 89150
Elevation 109–164 m (358–538 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.

Vallery is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.

History

The town was acquired by Louis de Bourbon, prince de Condé - uncle of the future Henry IV of France. The town thus became one of the many lands that was acquired by the Condé family over the years. Louis' son Henri de Bourbon stayed at the Château there. The land would stay with the family till 1735 when Mademoiselle de Charolais - descendant of Louis - sold the land.

The town was the traditional burial place of the Prince of Condé and their descendants; buried in the town are:

See also

References

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