Charnay, Rhône

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Charnay
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Charnay is located in France
Charnay
Charnay
Coordinates: 45°53′29″N 4°40′09″E / 45.8914°N 4.6692°E / 45.8914; 4.6692Coordinates: 45°53′29″N 4°40′09″E / 45.8914°N 4.6692°E / 45.8914; 4.6692
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône
Canton Canton of Anse
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Beaujolais-Saône-Pierres-Dorées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Dubuy
Area1 7.06 km2 (2.73 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 1,067
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69047 / 69380
Elevation 206–446 m (676–1,463 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Charnay is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

The village is part of the Beaujolais wine region and is home to numerous wineries. It is also regionally famous for its authentic medieval village.

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Communes of the Rhône department

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