Époisses

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Époisses
Commune
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Époisses
Coat of arms
Époisses is located in France
Époisses
Époisses
Coordinates: 47°30′28″N 4°10′28″E / 47.5078°N 4.1744°E / 47.5078; 4.1744Coordinates: 47°30′28″N 4°10′28″E / 47.5078°N 4.1744°E / 47.5078; 4.1744
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Montbard
Canton Semur-en-Auxois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Chastang
Area1 21.72 km2 (8.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 802
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 21247 /21460
Elevation 233–321 m (764–1,053 ft)
(avg. 266 m or 873 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.

Époisses is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France, located around halfway between Dijon and Auxerre.

The village is known for its cheese, Époisses de Bourgogne, a pungent unpasteurized cows-milk cheese.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 619 —    
1968 696 +12.4%
1975 702 +0.9%
1982 820 +16.8%
1990 794 −3.2%
1999 721 −9.2%
2008 802 +11.2%

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