Pontigny

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Pontigny
Choir of the abbey church
Choir of the abbey church
Pontigny is located in France
Pontigny
Pontigny
Coordinates: 47°54′28″N 3°42′42″E / 47.9078°N 3.7117°E / 47.9078; 3.7117Coordinates: 47°54′28″N 3°42′42″E / 47.9078°N 3.7117°E / 47.9078; 3.7117
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Canton Ligny-le-Châtel
Area
 • Land1 11.92 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 768
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 89307 / 89230
Elevation 102–183 m (335–600 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.

Pontigny is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.

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Main article: Pontigny Abbey

Its principle distinction is for being the home of Pontigny Abbey.

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