Laives, Saône-et-Loire

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Laives is located in France
Coordinates: 46°38′46″N 4°50′47″E / 46.6461°N 4.8464°E / 46.6461; 4.8464Coordinates: 46°38′46″N 4°50′47″E / 46.6461°N 4.8464°E / 46.6461; 4.8464
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Sennecey-le-Grand
Area1 12.62 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,013
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71249 / 71240
Elevation 177–331 m (581–1,086 ft)
(avg. 198 m or 650 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.

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


The Grison forms most of the commune's western border, then flows into the Grosne, which forms the commune's north-western border.

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