Époisses

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This article is about the village. For the French cheese, see Époisses de Bourgogne.
Époisses
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Époisses
Coat of arms
Époisses is located in France
Époisses
Époisses
Coordinates: 47°30′28″N 4°10′28″E / 47.5078°N 4.1744°E / 47.5078; 4.1744Coordinates: 47°30′28″N 4°10′28″E / 47.5078°N 4.1744°E / 47.5078; 4.1744
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Montbard
Canton Semur-en-Auxois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Chastang
Area
 • Land1 21.72 km2 (8.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 802
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21247 / 21460
Elevation 233–321 m (764–1,053 ft)
(avg. 266 m or 873 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Époisses is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France, located around halfway between Dijon and Auxerre.

The village is known for its cheese, Époisses de Bourgogne, a pungent unpasteurized cows-milk cheese.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 619 —    
1968 696 +12.4%
1975 702 +0.9%
1982 820 +16.8%
1990 794 −3.2%
1999 721 −9.2%
2008 802 +11.2%

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