Fixin

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Fixin
Eglise Fixey Fixin.jpg
Coat of arms of Fixin
Coat of arms
Fixin is located in France
Fixin
Fixin
Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 4°58′23″E / 47.2464°N 4.973°E / 47.2464; 4.973Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 4°58′23″E / 47.2464°N 4.973°E / 47.2464; 4.973
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Dijon
Canton Gevrey-Chambertin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Geneviève Peltier
Area
 • Land1 10.12 km2 (3.91 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 753
 • Population2 density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21265 / 21220
Elevation 230–565 m (755–1,854 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.

Fixin is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region on the Grand Crus route in eastern France.

Wine[edit]

Fixin is one of the wine communes of Côte de Nuits.

Administration[edit]

List of mayors
Period Name Party Background
March 2001 - current Geneviève Peltier - -
Earlier data are not known

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 498 —    
1968 566 +13.7%
1975 817 +44.3%
1982 883 +8.1%
1990 826 −6.5%
1999 785 −5.0%
2008 753 −4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • Fixey Church (built 10th & 12th century) stands in the middle of the vineyards, a masterpiece of Roman architecture. The oratory of St Anthony and the square bell tower date from 902. The eastern and western parts of the nave were rebuilt in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The apse was enlarged in 1720. The tower is now covered in glazed tiles.
  • Church of St Martin (12th century)
  • The Washhouse (19th century)
  • Museum and Park Noisot

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