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Bourg-de-Thizy is located in France
Coordinates: 46°02′06″N 4°17′59″E / 46.035°N 4.2997°E / 46.035; 4.2997Coordinates: 46°02′06″N 4°17′59″E / 46.035°N 4.2997°E / 46.035; 4.2997
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Villefranche-sur-Saône
Area1 14.49 km2 (5.59 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,604
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69025 /69240
Elevation 365–570 m (1,198–1,870 ft)
(avg. 461 m or 1,512 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.

Bourg-de-Thizy is a former commune of the Rhône department in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

On 1 January 2013, Bourg-de-Thizy and four other communes merged becoming one commune called Thizy-les-Bourgs.

Twin towns[edit]

Bourg-de-Thizy is twinned with the small East Yorkshire town of Hessle in the United Kingdom.