Recey-sur-Ource

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Recey-sur-Ource
Recey-sur-Ource is located in France
Recey-sur-Ource
Recey-sur-Ource
Coordinates: 47°46′51″N 4°51′40″E / 47.7808°N 4.8611°E / 47.7808; 4.8611Coordinates: 47°46′51″N 4°51′40″E / 47.7808°N 4.8611°E / 47.7808; 4.8611
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Montbard
Canton Recey-sur-Ource
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Vinot
Area
 • Land1 26.69 km2 (10.31 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 390
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21519 / 21290
Elevation 280–442 m (919–1,450 ft)
(avg. 310 m or 1,020 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.

Recey-sur-Ource is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Ource, which flows northwest through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 661 —    
1968 662 +0.2%
1975 542 −18.1%
1982 498 −8.1%
1990 461 −7.4%
1999 431 −6.5%
2008 390 −9.5%

International relations[edit]

The commune is twinned with:

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire (1802-1861), ecclesiastic and orator.

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