Marcigny

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Marcigny
Coat of arms of Marcigny
Coat of arms
Marcigny is located in France
Marcigny
Marcigny
Coordinates: 46°16′32″N 4°02′32″E / 46.2756°N 4.0422°E / 46.2756; 4.0422Coordinates: 46°16′32″N 4°02′32″E / 46.2756°N 4.0422°E / 46.2756; 4.0422
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Marcigny
Area
 • Land1 8.15 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,936
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71275 / 71110
Elevation 237–338 m (778–1,109 ft)
(avg. 242 m or 794 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.

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

Adela of Normandy, Countess of Blois, mother of King Stephen of England died here in or around 1137.

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The major manufacturer of the city is Emile Henry (ceramic).

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