Brochon

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Brochon
Commune
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Brochon
Coat of arms
Brochon is located in France
Brochon
Brochon
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Brochon is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Brochon
Brochon
Coordinates: 47°14′23″N 4°58′18″E / 47.2397°N 4.9717°E / 47.2397; 4.9717Coordinates: 47°14′23″N 4°58′18″E / 47.2397°N 4.9717°E / 47.2397; 4.9717
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Beaune
Canton Longvic
Intercommunality Gevrey-Chambertin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rémy
Area1 7.46 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 644
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 21110 /21220
Elevation 228–546 m (748–1,791 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793417—    
1800412−1.2%
1806418+1.5%
1821419+0.2%
1831444+6.0%
1836433−2.5%
1841432−0.2%
1846444+2.8%
1851461+3.8%
1856436−5.4%
1861454+4.1%
1866444−2.2%
1872404−9.0%
1876418+3.5%
1881455+8.9%
1886436−4.2%
1891437+0.2%
1896448+2.5%
1901401−10.5%
1906394−1.7%
1911375−4.8%
1921323−13.9%
1926326+0.9%
1931316−3.1%
1936307−2.8%
1946349+13.7%
1954392+12.3%
1962442+12.8%
1968550+24.4%
1975633+15.1%
1982609−3.8%
1990591−3.0%
1999691+16.9%
2008644−6.8%

Wine[edit]

Some of the vineyards in Brochon are part of the appellation d'origine contrôlée Gevrey-Chambertin, and some are part of Fixin appellation. Most are however only entitled to the Côte-de-nuits-villages (fr) (AOC) appellation. There is no Brochon appellation.

Twin towns[edit]

Brochon is twinned with:

See also[edit]

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