Morey

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Morey
Morey is located in France
Morey
Morey
Coordinates: 46°48′04″N 4°36′09″E / 46.8011°N 4.6025°E / 46.8011; 4.6025Coordinates: 46°48′04″N 4°36′09″E / 46.8011°N 4.6025°E / 46.8011; 4.6025
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Givry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Kader Atteye
Area1 13.32 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 186
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71321 / 71510
Elevation 242–438 m (794–1,437 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Morey is located in the hills surrounding the Dheune river and the Canal Du Centre. In addition to the main village, several hamlets are also parts of Morey:

  • Fangey-le-bas
  • Fangey-le-haut
  • Baugey
  • Nuit

The village is surrounded by the communes of Châtel-Moron, Essertenne, Villeneuve-en-Montagne, Saint-Bérain-sur-Dheune, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune.

History[edit]

Anciently named "Moreyurn", the village was a dependency of the baron of Couches.

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