Brienne, Saône-et-Loire

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Eglise de Brienne, sans clocher apparent.jpg
Coat of arms of Brienne
Coat of arms
Brienne is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Brienne is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 46°33′28″N 5°01′21″E / 46.5578°N 5.0225°E / 46.5578; 5.0225Coordinates: 46°33′28″N 5°01′21″E / 46.5578°N 5.0225°E / 46.5578; 5.0225
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Cuiseaux
Intercommunality Saône et Seille
Area1 5.65 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 375
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71061 /71290
Elevation 172–199 m (564–653 ft)
(avg. 187 m or 614 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.

Brienne is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. It is 37 km from Mâcon, the department capital.


The Sâne Vive forms the commune's south-eastern border, then flow into the Seille, which forms its western and north-western borders.

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