La Genête

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La Genête
La Genête is located in France
La Genête
La Genête
Coordinates: 46°33′07″N 5°02′45″E / 46.5519°N 5.0458°E / 46.5519; 5.0458Coordinates: 46°33′07″N 5°02′45″E / 46.5519°N 5.0458°E / 46.5519; 5.0458
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Cuisery
Area1 11.57 km2 (4.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 540
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71213 / 71290
Elevation 172–200 m (564–656 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 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.

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


The Sâne Vive forms most of the commune's northern and north-western borders, then flow into the Seille, which forms its western border.

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