Chablis (French pronunciation: [ʃabli] (listen)) is a town and commune in the Yonne department[2] in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France.

Chablis
A general view of Chablis
A general view of Chablis
Coat of arms of Chablis
Location of Chablis
Chablis is located in France
Chablis
Chablis
Chablis is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Chablis
Chablis
Coordinates: 47°48′56″N 3°47′51″E / 47.8156°N 3.7975°E / 47.8156; 3.7975Coordinates: 47°48′56″N 3°47′51″E / 47.8156°N 3.7975°E / 47.8156; 3.7975
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
ArrondissementAuxerre
CantonChablis
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marie-José Vaillant
Area
1
38.83 km2 (14.99 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
2,205
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
89068 /89800
Elevation126–311 m (413–1,020 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It lies in the valley of the River Serein.

Chablis town hall

WineEdit

The village of Chablis gives its name to one of the most famous French white wines.[2] Chablis is made with Chardonnay, a grape that grows particularly well in the region.

EventsEdit

Each year the Festival du Chablisien is held May to June in Chablis, featuring classical, jazz, and world music.[3]

The fifth stage of the 2007 Tour de France departed from Chablis towards Autun.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chablis" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 785.
  3. ^ "Festival du Chablisien". Association Culturelle du Pays Chablisien. Retrieved 9 March 2021.