Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais (French pronunciation: ​[səmyʁ ɑ̃ bʁijɔnɛ]) is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Semur-en-Brionnais
Saint-Hilaire Church
Saint-Hilaire Church
Coat of arms of Semur-en-Brionnais
Location of Semur-en-Brionnais
Semur-en-Brionnais is located in France
Semur-en-Brionnais
Semur-en-Brionnais
Semur-en-Brionnais is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Semur-en-Brionnais
Semur-en-Brionnais
Coordinates: 46°15′49″N 4°05′30″E / 46.2636°N 4.0917°E / 46.2636; 4.0917Coordinates: 46°15′49″N 4°05′30″E / 46.2636°N 4.0917°E / 46.2636; 4.0917
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementCharolles
CantonChauffailles
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) François Antarieu[1]
Area
1
15.56 km2 (6.01 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
607
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71510 /71110
Elevation271–464 m (889–1,522 ft)
(avg. 396 m or 1,299 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

SightsEdit

  • The oldest castle in Burgundy, Château Saint Hugues, dating from 9th century.
  • The collegiale Saint Hilaire, the village church, dating from the 12th century.
  • The chapel of St Martin la Vallée
  • The Priory St Hugues, now the Convent of the Sisters of the Order of St. John
  • The Chapter House. Built as a small monastery, this building later housed the village school and now contains, among other things, an exhibition of Romanesque Architecture in the Brionnais
  • The village ramparts

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Semur-en-Brionnais is the birthplace of

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 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Medieval villages in Burgundy France, Semur-en-Brionnais". burgundytoday.com. Archived from the original on 2006-11-14. Retrieved 2008-10-11.

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