Chapaize

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Chapaize
The church in Chapaize
The church in Chapaize
Coat of arms of Chapaize
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
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) J Michel Cognard
Area
1
13.76 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
165
 • Density12/km2 (31/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 (French pronunciation: ​[ʃapɛz]) is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 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 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

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