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Coordinates: 46°33′29″N 4°44′17″E / 46.5580555556°N 4.73805555556°E / 46.5580555556; 4.73805555556

Commune of Chapaize

Location

Chapaize
Administration
CountryFrance
Region Bourgogne
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Saint-Gengoux-le-National
Intercommunality Entre Grosne et Guye
Statistics
Elevation Template:Convert/–
(avg. 200 m/660 ft)
Land area1 13.76 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population2 166  (2006)
 - Density 12 /km² (31 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 71087/ 71460
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

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Sights

It features a Romanesque church built in the 11th century, in lombard style , surrounded by stone-built houses with the typical covered galleries of this region with a 16th century watch tower. In the hamlet of Lancharre, there is a church of the 12th century, remains of a canonnesse's monastery.

Around Chapaize lie a large state and communal forest and two ponds. In the 4 hamlets of Chapaize (Bessuge, Gemaugue, Lancharre and Chapaize), there are several laundrettes which were still used at the beginning of the 1950s.

See also

  • Communes of the Saône-et-Loire department

References

External links

Template:Saône-et-Loire communesTemplate:SaôneLoire-geo-stub

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