Chauffailles

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Chauffailles
Commune
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Coat of arms of Chauffailles
Coat of arms
Chauffailles is located in France
Chauffailles
Chauffailles
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Chauffailles is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Chauffailles
Chauffailles
Coordinates: 46°12′26″N 4°20′27″E / 46.2072°N 4.3408°E / 46.2072; 4.3408Coordinates: 46°12′26″N 4°20′27″E / 46.2072°N 4.3408°E / 46.2072; 4.3408
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Chauffailles
Intercommunality Canton of Chauffailles
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Christine Bignon
Area1 22.63 km2 (8.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,094
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 71120 /71170
Elevation 352–653 m (1,155–2,142 ft)
(avg. 440 m or 1,440 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.

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

Chauffailles was the base of the Congrégation des Soeurs de l'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles, an order of teaching nuns founded by Reine Antier (1801–83).[1]

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  1. ^ Biographie de Reine Antier (in French), Congrégation des Soeurs de L'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles (Province du Canada), retrieved 2017-11-03