Brochon

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Brochon
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Brochon
Coat of arms
Brochon is located in France
Brochon
Brochon
Coordinates: 47°14′23″N 4°58′18″E / 47.2397°N 4.9717°E / 47.2397; 4.9717Coordinates: 47°14′23″N 4°58′18″E / 47.2397°N 4.9717°E / 47.2397; 4.9717
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Dijon
Canton Gevrey-Chambertin
Intercommunality Gevrey-Chambertin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rémy
Area
 • Land1 7.46 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 644
 • Population2 density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21110 / 21220
Elevation 228–546 m (748–1,791 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.

Brochon is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 417 —    
1800 412 −1.2%
1806 418 +1.5%
1821 419 +0.2%
1831 444 +6.0%
1836 433 −2.5%
1841 432 −0.2%
1846 444 +2.8%
1851 461 +3.8%
1856 436 −5.4%
1861 454 +4.1%
1866 444 −2.2%
1872 404 −9.0%
1876 418 +3.5%
1881 455 +8.9%
1886 436 −4.2%
1891 437 +0.2%
1896 448 +2.5%
1901 401 −10.5%
1906 394 −1.7%
1911 375 −4.8%
1921 323 −13.9%
1926 326 +0.9%
1931 316 −3.1%
1936 307 −2.8%
1946 349 +13.7%
1954 392 +12.3%
1962 442 +12.8%
1968 550 +24.4%
1975 633 +15.1%
1982 609 −3.8%
1990 591 −3.0%
1999 691 +16.9%
2008 644 −6.8%

Wine[edit]

Some of the vineyards in Brochon are part of the appellation d'origine contrôlée Gevrey-Chambertin, and some are part of Fixin appellation. Most are however only entitled to the Côte-de-nuits-villages (fr) (AOC) appellation. There is no Brochon appellation.

Twin towns[edit]

Brochon is twinned with:

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