Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux

Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ nikɔla lɛ sito]) is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Cîteaux Abbey
Cîteaux Abbey
Coat of arms of Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Location of Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux is located in France
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
Coordinates: 47°06′56″N 5°03′19″E / 47.1156°N 5.0553°E / 47.1156; 5.0553Coordinates: 47°06′56″N 5°03′19″E / 47.1156°N 5.0553°E / 47.1156; 5.0553
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementBeaune
CantonNuits-Saint-Georges
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Florence Zito[1]
Area
1
28.93 km2 (11.17 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
407
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21564 /21700
Elevation190–227 m (623–745 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cîteaux Abbey is located in the commune.[3]

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux has a oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). The average annual temperature in Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux is 10.9 °C (51.6 °F). The average annual rainfall is 836.7 mm (32.94 in) with May as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in July, at around 19.8 °C (67.6 °F), and lowest in January, at around 2.3 °C (36.1 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux was 40.0 °C (104.0 °F) on 12 August 2003; the coldest temperature ever recorded was −23.0 °C (−9.4 °F) on 9 January 1985.

Climate data for Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1953−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
20.1
(68.2)
24.0
(75.2)
29.4
(84.9)
31.2
(88.2)
35.5
(95.9)
38.6
(101.5)
40.0
(104.0)
33.0
(91.4)
28.0
(82.4)
21.0
(69.8)
17.0
(62.6)
40.0
(104.0)
Average high °C (°F) 5.4
(41.7)
7.4
(45.3)
12.4
(54.3)
15.8
(60.4)
20.1
(68.2)
23.9
(75.0)
26.7
(80.1)
26.2
(79.2)
21.8
(71.2)
16.3
(61.3)
9.6
(49.3)
6.2
(43.2)
16.0
(60.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.3
(36.1)
3.4
(38.1)
7.1
(44.8)
9.8
(49.6)
14.1
(57.4)
17.5
(63.5)
19.8
(67.6)
19.4
(66.9)
15.8
(60.4)
11.6
(52.9)
6.0
(42.8)
3.2
(37.8)
10.9
(51.6)
Average low °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
−0.7
(30.7)
1.8
(35.2)
3.8
(38.8)
8.1
(46.6)
11.0
(51.8)
13.0
(55.4)
12.6
(54.7)
9.8
(49.6)
6.8
(44.2)
2.3
(36.1)
0.3
(32.5)
5.7
(42.3)
Record low °C (°F) −23.0
(−9.4)
−19.0
(−2.2)
−12.0
(10.4)
−6.0
(21.2)
−3.0
(26.6)
0.8
(33.4)
3.7
(38.7)
2.5
(36.5)
−2.0
(28.4)
−6.0
(21.2)
−10.1
(13.8)
−15.0
(5.0)
−23.0
(−9.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 55.1
(2.17)
46.8
(1.84)
52.8
(2.08)
65.7
(2.59)
88.1
(3.47)
68.3
(2.69)
68.7
(2.70)
67.9
(2.67)
70.6
(2.78)
80.8
(3.18)
78.1
(3.07)
64.9
(2.56)
807.8
(31.80)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 11.1 9.2 9.8 10.9 11.6 9.1 8.3 8.2 8.3 10.7 11.1 10.9 119.2
Source: Meteociel[4]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962377—    
1968386+2.4%
1975316−18.1%
1982331+4.7%
1990400+20.8%
1999475+18.8%
2008454−4.4%

Town partnershipsEdit

Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux fosters partnerships with the following places:[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cîteaux" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 6 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 395.
  4. ^ "Normales et records pour St Nic. Citeaux (21)". Meteociel. Retrieved 18 June 2022.
  5. ^ Partnership with Roth