The Anguison river in Corbigny
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Jean-Paul Magnon|
|Area1||20.06 km2 (7.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||85/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||58083 / 58800|
|Elevation||182–275 m (597–902 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.
On the 15th of January 1934, a Dewoitine tri-motor commercial airliner, the 'Emeraude' (Emerald), returning from Indochina, crashed into a hillside near Corbigny, killing all ten people aboard, including the director of Air France, Maurice Noguès, and the governor-general of the colony of French Indochina, Pierre Pasquier.
The Saint Léonard Abbaye which was built in the 18th century is one of the city's most famous attractions. A festival of classical music takes place in this Abbaye every summer.
At the 1999 census, the population was 1709. On 1 January 2006, the estimate was 1681. The residents of Corbigny are known as 'Corbigeois.'
- A photograph of the memorial to those killed in the crash of the "Emeraude" on 15 January 1934 can be seen here.
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