Damerey

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Damerey
Damerey is located in France
Damerey
Damerey
Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Saint-Martin-en-Bresse
Intercommunality Saône et Bresse
Area1 11.62 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 538
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71167 / 71620
Elevation 174–196 m (571–643 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Damerey is part of the Bresse Chalonnaise. The Saône defines the northwest boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 381 —    
1968 389 +2.1%
1975 364 −6.4%
1982 409 +12.4%
1990 432 +5.6%
1999 421 −2.5%
2006 572 +35.9%
2013 589 +3.0%

Notable people[edit]

  • Marie Guillot (9 September 1880 – 5 March 1934) was born in Damerey. She was a teacher in Saône-et-Loire and a pioneer of trade unionism in primary education.[1]
  • Roger Mercier: The commune holds the original work of this man, a roadside artist who since 1984 has built a remarkable city of Hispanic inspiration with buildings and sculptures in painted concrete. At the age of 80 he continued maintenance and development of his work.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Liszek, Slava (1994-01-01). Marie Guillot: de l'émancipation des femmes à celle du syndicalisme. Editions L'Harmattan. p. 18ff. ISBN 978-2-7384-2947-6. Retrieved 2013-09-15.