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Coat of arms of Louhans-Châteaurenaud
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Louhans-Châteaurenaud is located in France
Coordinates: 46°39′40″N 5°13′31″E / 46.6612°N 5.2254°E / 46.6612; 5.2254Coordinates: 46°39′40″N 5°13′31″E / 46.6612°N 5.2254°E / 46.6612; 5.2254
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Louhans
 • Land1 22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 6,950
 • Population2 density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71263 / 71500
Elevation 176–205 m (577–673 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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.

Louhans is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. Louhans is the capital of Bresse bourguignonne.


Louhans is centrally located on the plain of Bresse.[1] The Vallière forms part of the commune's south-eastern border, then flows into the Solnan, which forms part of the commune's southern border. The Solnan flows into the Seille in the town. The Seille flows south-southwestward through the western part of the commune and crosses the town.

Year Population
1906 3216[1]
2006 6950

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  1. ^ a b  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Louhans". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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