Saint-Apollinaire, Côte-d'Or

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Saint-Apollinaire
Saint-Apollinaire - Place Centrale.jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Apollinaire
Coat of arms
Saint-Apollinaire is located in France
Saint-Apollinaire
Saint-Apollinaire
Coordinates: 47°19′57″N 5°05′06″E / 47.3325°N 5.085°E / 47.3325; 5.085Coordinates: 47°19′57″N 5°05′06″E / 47.3325°N 5.085°E / 47.3325; 5.085
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Dijon
Canton Dijon-1
Intercommunality Dijonnaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Delatte
Area
 • Land1 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,273
 • Population2 density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21540 / 21850
Elevation 215–278 m (705–912 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

Saint-Apollinaire is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1936 460 —    
1954 607 +32.0%
1962 1,152 +89.8%
1968 2,403 +108.6%
1975 3,795 +57.9%
1982 4,611 +21.5%
1990 5,577 +20.9%
1999 5,025 −9.9%
2008 6,273 +24.8%

Sport[edit]

Saint-Apollinaire is home to a small concentration of some of the best sporting facilities in the Greater Dijon area. The sports complex to the south-east of the town is of major importance on the scale of Greater Dijon.[1]

The town is represented in rugby union by ASC Saint Apollinaire-Talant RC, currently in Fédérale 3; the fifth tier of French rugby.

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