Chapaize

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Chapaize
The church in Chapaize
The church in Chapaize
Coat of arms of Chapaize
Coat of arms
Location of Chapaize
Chapaize is located in France
Chapaize
Chapaize
Chapaize is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Chapaize
Chapaize
Coordinates: 46°33′29″N 4°44′17″E / 46.5581°N 4.7381°E / 46.5581; 4.7381Coordinates: 46°33′29″N 4°44′17″E / 46.5581°N 4.7381°E / 46.5581; 4.7381
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementChalon-sur-Saône
CantonCluny
IntercommunalityEntre Grosne et Guye
Area
1
13.76 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
155
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71087 /71460
Elevation203–315 m (666–1,033 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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It features a Romanesque church built in the 11th century, in lombard style, surrounded by stone-built houses with the typical covered galleries of this region with a 16th-century watch tower. In the hamlet of Lancharre, there is a church of the 12th century, remains of a canonnesse's monastery.

Around Chapaize lie a large state and communal forest and two ponds. In the 4 hamlets of Chapaize (Bessuge, Gemaugue, Lancharre and Chapaize), there are several laundrettes which were still used at the beginning of the 1950s.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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