Chassey-le-Camp

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Chassey-le-Camp
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Chassey-le-Camp is located in France
Chassey-le-Camp
Chassey-le-Camp
Coordinates: 46°53′15″N 4°41′50″E / 46.8875°N 4.6972°E / 46.8875; 4.6972Coordinates: 46°53′15″N 4°41′50″E / 46.8875°N 4.6972°E / 46.8875; 4.6972
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Chagny
Intercommunality Région de Chagny en Bourgogne
Area1 8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 306
 • Density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71109 / 71150
Elevation 216–432 m (709–1,417 ft)
(avg. 357 m or 1,171 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.

Chassey-le-Camp is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

History[edit]

The commune of Chassey-le-Camp is known for giving its name to the archaeological culture of the late Neolithic (stone age) named Chasséen.[1]

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Wine[edit]

Main article: Bouzeron AOC

Vineyards of Chassey-le-Camp form part of the Bouzeron appellation d'origine contrôlée in the Cote Chalonnaise sub-region of Burgundy. Bouzeron is an appellation for white wine made exclusively from the Aligoté grape, created in 1998. Pinot noir and Chardonnay wines are also produced in the commune, but sold under the appellations Bourgogne rouge or blanc or Bourgogne Côte Chalonnaise.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (French)Thévenot, J.-P. (1969) - « Éléments chasséens de la céramique de Chassey », Revue Archéologique de l'Est et du Centre-Est, XX, 1-2, pages 7-95.