Buxy

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Buxy
Tour Rouge (Red Tower) in Buxy
Tour Rouge (Red Tower) in Buxy
Coat of arms of Buxy
Coat of arms
Location of Buxy
Buxy is located in France
Buxy
Buxy
Buxy is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Buxy
Buxy
Coordinates: 46°42′45″N 4°41′50″E / 46.7125°N 4.6972°E / 46.7125; 4.6972Coordinates: 46°42′45″N 4°41′50″E / 46.7125°N 4.6972°E / 46.7125; 4.6972
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementChalon-sur-Saône
CantonGivry
IntercommunalitySud de la Côte chalonnaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Lanoiselet
Area
1
11.92 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,150
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71070 /71390
Elevation186–428 m (610–1,404 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.

Buxy is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

History[edit]

Buxy was the property of count of Chalon until 1237, when Buxy became the property of the Dukes of Burgundy. In 1477, Louis XI make of Buxy a part of the French kingdom and was named Buxy-le-Royal. En 1565, Buxy became the property of the prince of Condé later property of the Counts of Soissons, they sold Buxy in 1626 to the marquis of Uxelles. Buxy was the headquarters of a medieval hospital, attached with the hospital of Tournus in the 17th century.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Buxy is mainly based on wine growing.

Transportation[edit]

The closest airport to Buxy is Lyon Airport (110 km). Also within reach are Geneva airport (Genève) (118 km), St Etienne Airport (130 km), or Chambéry Airport (147 km).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Information" Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine