Digoin

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Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Coat of arms of Digoin
Coat of arms
Digoin is located in France
Digoin
Digoin
Coordinates: 46°28′58″N 3°58′53″E / 46.4828°N 3.9814°E / 46.4828; 3.9814Coordinates: 46°28′58″N 3°58′53″E / 46.4828°N 3.9814°E / 46.4828; 3.9814
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Digoin
Intercommunality Digoin Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maxime Castagna
Area
 • Land1 34.72 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 8,856
 • Population2 density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71176 / 71160
Elevation 222–306 m (728–1,004 ft)
(avg. 233 m or 764 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.

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

The junction of the Canal du Centre and the Canal latéral à la Loire is near Digoin.

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The Bourbince river flows into the Arroux in Digoin, while the Arroux Rivers flows into the Loire.

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