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Castle at Berzé
Castle at Berzé
Berzé-le-Châtel is located in France
Coordinates: 46°23′07″N 4°41′24″E / 46.3853°N 4.69°E / 46.3853; 4.69Coordinates: 46°23′07″N 4°41′24″E / 46.3853°N 4.69°E / 46.3853; 4.69
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Cluny
Intercommunality Clunisois
Area1 5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 64
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71031 /71960
Elevation 304–590 m (997–1,936 ft)
(avg. 349 m or 1,145 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.

Berzé-le-Châtel (Old French: Barzil) is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

The trouvère Hugues IV de Berzé was the ruler of Berzé-le-Châtel in the early 13th century.

It is said that the Berzé-le-Châtel's basement extends 1000 feet into the ground[verification needed].

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