Damerey

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Damerey
The church in Damerey
The church in Damerey
Location of Damerey
Damerey is located in France
Damerey
Damerey
Damerey is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Damerey
Damerey
Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917Coordinates: 46°50′07″N 4°59′30″E / 46.8353°N 4.9917°E / 46.8353; 4.9917
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementChalon-sur-Saône
CantonGergy
IntercommunalitySaône et Bresse
Area
1
11.62 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
578
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71167 /71620
Elevation174–196 m (571–643 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Damerey is part of the Bresse Chalonnaise. The Saône defines the northwest boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962381—    
1968389+2.1%
1975364−6.4%
1982409+12.4%
1990432+5.6%
1999421−2.5%
2006572+35.9%
2013589+3.0%

Notable people[edit]

  • Marie Guillot (9 September 1880 – 5 March 1934) was born in Damerey. She was a teacher in Saône-et-Loire and a pioneer of trade unionism in primary education.[2]
  • Roger Mercier: The commune holds the original work of this man, a roadside artist who since 1984 has built a remarkable city of Hispanic inspiration with buildings and sculptures in painted concrete. At the age of 80 he continued maintenance and development of his work.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Liszek, Slava (1994-01-01). Marie Guillot: de l'émancipation des femmes à celle du syndicalisme. Editions L'Harmattan. p. 18ff. ISBN 978-2-7384-2947-6. Retrieved 2013-09-15.