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Coordinates: 46°48′04″N 4°36′09″E / 46.8011111111°N 4.6025°E / 46.8011111111; 4.6025

Commune of Morey

Location
Morey is located in France
Morey
Administration
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Givry
Mayor Kader Atteye
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 242–438 m (790–1,440 ft)
(avg. 400 m/1,300 ft)
Land area1 13.32 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population2 186  (2006)
 - Density 14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 71321/ 71510
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.

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

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Geography

Morey is located in the hills surrounding the Dheune river and the Canal Du Centre. In addition to the main village, several hamlets are also parts of Morey:

  • Fangey-le-bas
  • Fangey-le-haut
  • Baugey
  • Nuit

The village is surrounded by the communes of Châtel-Moron, Essertenne, Villeneuve-en-Montagne, Saint-Bérain-sur-Dheune, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune.

History

Anciently named "Moreyurn", the village was a dependency of the baron of Couches.

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